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Where Do New B717's Come From?  
User currently offlinedkramer7 From Australia, joined Jun 2008, 117 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 11116 times:

Qantas, Hawaian and Blue all have outstanding orders for the B717. But with the model out of production, where do they come from?

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User currently offlineJBo From Sweden, joined Jan 2005, 2313 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 11051 times:

The leftover 717s that once belonged to Midwest and later Mexicana.


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User currently offlineHAL From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 2558 posts, RR: 53
Reply 2, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 11036 times:

Quoting dkramer7 (Thread starter):
Qantas, Hawaian and Blue all have outstanding orders for the B717. But with the model out of production, where do they come from?

Outstanding orders? No. Any orders these airlines may have had were filled. Douglas (Boeing) shut the production line down when no more orders were forthcoming.

If they want more 717's, they'll find them on the used market, as HA recently did when they beefed up their interisland route structure. Other than that, they'd have to look for a different aircraft.

HAL



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User currently offlineghifty From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 891 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 10702 times:

Quoting dkramer7 (Thread starter):
all have outstanding orders for the B717.

I noticed the same thing on the Wikipedia pages for HA and Blue1. Typically when an airline has *used* aircraft's on order, there's an annotation which states that. Somebody should update, I don't know how.



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User currently offlineBAeRJ100 From Australia, joined Nov 2011, 87 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 10576 times:

Not sure why QF would have an order. Their former JQ 717s were all sold off to NC a few years ago - they are being operated on National Jet/Cobham's airline service using the QantasLink name, but they are not actually owned by QF. NC did recently purchase an additional two aircraft to use on their QantasLink service, so maybe this is where the confusion over QF having an order has come from.

User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 24858 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 9763 times:

Quoting HAL (Reply 2):
Quoting dkramer7 (Thread starter):
Qantas, Hawaian and Blue all have outstanding orders for the B717. But with the model out of production, where do they come from?

Outstanding orders? No. Any orders these airlines may have had were filled. Douglas (Boeing) shut the production line down when no more orders were forthcoming.

Boeing orders/deliveries data on their website shows the last 2 of the 155 717s built delivered May 23, 2006 (one each to AirTran and Midwest).


User currently offlineYXwatcherMKE From United States of America, joined May 2007, 971 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 4386 times:

I would not be at all surprised that some 717's will become available on the used market some time in the 2 or 3 quarter of 2012 as WN starts moving FL's operations into WN. They have not officially said that they are going to remove the 717
from WN's operations but the Mr. Kelly, CEO of WN has made several comments that the 717 will have short service time in the WN operation. And FL has around 80 717's, I betting that several of them will go out of the fleet as the B738's arrive at DAL.



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User currently offlineaussie747 From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 1163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 4304 times:

I think what dkramer7 in reference to QF was referring to was that in JAN2012 (i think) 2 more 717's will be joining QantasLink and may have been requesting where these two were coming from.

User currently offlinecalibansa333 From United States of America, joined Sep 2009, 208 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2795 times:

Well son, when two B717's find each other attractive...    Ha Ha sorry. That was the first thing that came to my mind when I saw the title of this thread.

User currently offlineLV From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 1992 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2704 times:

Quoting calibansa333 (Reply 8):
Well son, when two B717's find each other attractive... Ha Ha sorry

I was thinking about saying something like that but bit my tongue  


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