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Cabin Retrofits For Older NW Dc-9s  
User currently offlineTranStar From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 530 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 6 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1936 times:

I flew on Northwest several years back and noticed that they had retrofitted the cabin out with new overheads, sidepanels, etc, including handles on the overheads like in the 717.

I recently flew on a HA 717 and was very impressed by the cabin interior. However, I can't recall whether it matched the one in that NW DC-9 I flew.

Does anyone know if the same company doing the 717 interior designed/produced the retrofit cabin kits for NW/

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User currently offlineJetBlue320 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (14 years 6 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1898 times:

The Cabin Retrofits you saw on Northwest are different from the Cabins on the 717. As you can see from these photos, they are not different by much, but the 717 is more ergonomical.

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Hawaiian Airlines 717

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Photo © Sanjiv Kapoor

Northwest Airlines DC9

I hope this helps you out. I know that the 717 bins are called EZFit Bins.

User currently offlineNwa747-400 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1337 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (14 years 6 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1890 times:

They are very similar...although not identical

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