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Bigger Jets In Daytona During Nascar Days.  
User currently offlineAa762 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 28 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 785 times:

I was wondering that in Daytona, during race weeks etc, does Delta or Continental (the only two airlines that fly in to DAB) send in bigger jets like the 763 or 777 instead of the MD-88, 733 and CRJ that usually flies into DAB.
Thanks

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User currently offlineBigmikenice From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 763 times:

Delta sends 757s and 767s in, but only for charters. The regularly scheduled MadDogs don't change.

User currently offlineThevalley From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 746 times:

They seemed to have done this with a 767 for the spring race - I forget the flight number, but it was not one of the 9xxx (charter) flights. I had my scanner on listing to DAB tower a few hours before the race.

The cool thing was after the race, this DL 767 was allowed to pass about 30 private jets on the taxiway to takeoff.


User currently offlineAmpropilot2b From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 138 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 744 times:

Yeah...they do send in the larger jets....some other airlines may also send some aircraft in too. I know US air express once set some props in. I also think that Delta did have a scheduled 767 in during the race in February. I could be wrong. Sometimes it is tough to tell what is charter and what is not....but they were scheuled.

User currently offlineTWA From Iran, joined Sep 2010, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 740 times:

Yep, Delta charters 757-200's and 767-300ER's into DAB for the Daytona 500 in February. But on regular days they fly the MD-88's into DAB.

***In memory of Dale Earnhardt 1951-2001***

TWA


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