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BA 757 Retirement Schedule  
User currently offlineUs330 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 3871 posts, RR: 14
Posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1496 times:

With BA having made a deal to sell all of their 757's to DHL for conversion to freighters, what is the schedule for the eventual phase out of the aircraft?

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User currently offlineAmerican 767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3827 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 1412 times:
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I think that BA already started phasing them out now. The 757's at BA will probably be gone in 2005, if not earlier. I don't know anything more about that.
I flew on one from London to Brussels in 1999.

Ben Soriano
Brussels Belgium



Ben Soriano
User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1399 times:

What's to replace them? That's a big deal for someone...


I wish I were flying
User currently offlineRw774477 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1070 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1371 times:

With 319's and 320's in the fleet 321 can't be too far behind

rw774477


User currently offlineRyanb741 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 3221 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1369 times:

I think the plan is to have an all-airbus shorthaul fleet and an all-boeing longhaul fleet.


I used to think the brain is the most fascinating part of my body. But, hey, who is telling me that?
User currently offlineHeavymetal From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1329 times:

Sad to see...after all, as one of two launch customers, the 757 was BA's "baby".

They knew a good thing when they saw it. Fantastic airplane.


User currently offlineRojo From Spain, joined Sep 2000, 2455 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1280 times:

BA is replacing the B752 with A319´s and A320´s. Their new strategy is to reduce seats on most of the routes and if they have big demand, increase frequencies. They are doing the same with the long houl fleet. B777´s (fewer seats) are replacing B744´s.

Rojo


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