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Which City Will Get NWA's Last DC9?  
User currently offlineTg 747-300 From Norway, joined Nov 1999, 1318 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1903 times:

When the sad time comes, and NWA retires its mighty fleet of lovly DC9 a/c, which city (not a hub city) do you think will be served by the DC9 until the last days.

My guess will be Bismarck since NWA (not counting NW Airlink) only opperates the DC9 into this city.

tg 747-300


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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1808 times:

According to Boeing757Fan, TVC will get NW's last DC-9.

User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2901 posts, RR: 22
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1789 times:

My guess is that MZJ will get Northwest's last DC-9  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

User currently offlineUsairdc9 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1743 times:

Hi,
CLT!!!!!!!! I am goign to be flying on a NWA DC-9-10 and a DC-9-30 and a B-757 as well as a A-319 in a few weeks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


User currently offlineUsa4624 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 278 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1726 times:

I would have to say AUS. We don't get anything new, except Frontier's A319!

User currently offlineTWAMD-80 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 1006 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1720 times:

I would guess that STL, if not the last city, will be one of the last cities that gets Northwest DC-9 service. Except for a Bae-146 flight, Northwest only brings DC-9's into STL.

TWAMD-80



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User currently offlineDc-9-10 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 585 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1710 times:

is FSD out of the question??

Dc-9-10




User currently offlineSerge From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1989 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1697 times:

I'd say MOT, Minot International.... all they have is ONE airline, North West and ONE aircraft being opperated there, the DC-9.. (30s, and occasional 40s and 50s)

...Serge  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


User currently offlineHammer From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 689 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1688 times:

MBS---good ol' Saginaw Michigan...

User currently offlineUsairways85 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 3473 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days ago) and read 1665 times:

when are the dc-9's going to be retired, there are about 8 of them a day into phl.

User currently offlineCaribb From Canada, joined Nov 1999, 1639 posts, RR: 8
Reply 10, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1651 times:

Montreal.....

User currently offlineAmtrakGuy From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 500 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1648 times:

What's the hell is this? NWA isn't planning to retire the 9s for a LONG TIME...If they have a plan, it could changed by the time they really retiring the DC9 down the road!!

Dave


User currently offlineTimmsp From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 221 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1645 times:

My vote goes for dtw-msp

User currently offlineHlywdCatft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 5321 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1642 times:

Did I miss something?

Northwest retiring its DC-9s? I haven't even heard of a replacement aircraft yet and people are talking about its last flight?


User currently offlineNwa747-400 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1337 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1624 times:

i think tg747-300 was just wondering what people think NW will do when the retirement does come.

I think the last 9 flight for NW is somewhere at least 2 years down the line, possibly closer to 5.


User currently offlineAcidradio From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 1875 posts, RR: 10
Reply 15, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1602 times:
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I think they should do something really out of the ordinary with a DC9, like run the MSP-AMS service with it. Maybe do an "around-the-world" farewell or something. Yeah.  Smile


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User currently offlineTg 747-300 From Norway, joined Nov 1999, 1318 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1582 times:

NWA 747-400: you got it.

I didn't say that the DC9 is going anywere soon, but was just wondring where the last dc9 will be observed (expect for the hubs) when the day comes..

tg 747-300



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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (12 years 11 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1554 times:

When the time comes for MW to retire the DC-9s I think the last city to have DC-9 service will be ATL. It is the site of their DC-9 MX base, acquired in the Republic merger, and is really the spiritual home of NW's DC-9s since many of them entered service with Southern (which later merged with North Central to form Republic), and NW's oldest DC-9s are Southern's DC-9s.

User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 18, posted (12 years 11 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1531 times:

MSY: after all, we closed out TWA's 727 fleet.

Tom in NO (at MSY)

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User currently offlineYwg_jy From Canada, joined Nov 2001, 91 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (12 years 11 months 2 days ago) and read 1507 times:

YWG, YQR, or YXE are my guesses.

User currently offlineNWA ARJ From United States of America, joined May 2001, 547 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (12 years 11 months 2 days ago) and read 1505 times:

I live in ND and most of the planes NW flies in here is DC-9's. But I am saying the last city to be served by the DC-9 will be Fargo ND (FAR).


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User currently offlineRlwynn From Germany, joined Dec 2000, 1107 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (12 years 11 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1480 times:

Rapid City, South Dakota


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User currently offlineTg 747-300 From Norway, joined Nov 1999, 1318 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (12 years 11 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1479 times:

NWA ARJ. don't you think that Minot or Bismarck is more likely to get the last DC9?
Fargo is already served by the A319/20 aswell as the DC9, while BIS and Minot oly get the DC9.

BTW: An Airbus @ Bis would look strange

Also do you live in Fargo or Moorhead?

tg 747-300



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User currently offlineHlywdCatft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 5321 posts, RR: 6
Reply 23, posted (12 years 11 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1469 times:

Last city to be served by Northwest DC-9?


I'd say Marana Arizona or Mojave California


User currently offlineYWG From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 1147 posts, RR: 2
Reply 24, posted (12 years 11 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1464 times:

Winnipeg Int'l YWG. Thats all we see here apart from Mesaba SF3's.


Contact Winnipeg center now on 134.4, good day.
25 AeroGlobeAir7 : Could be Kansas City too, never know. We only have the DC's here.
26 Post contains images CPH-R : A bit off topic, but one of SAS' old DC-9's is on its way to the US. The only problem is that you have to become a criminal to see it. Yup, it has bee
27 Ywg777 : YWG as a must. NW never brings in a Airbus those DC9. Id say YXE next though. YWG777
28 NWA ARJ : NWA ARJ. don't you think that Minot or Bismarck is more likely to get the last DC9? Fargo is already served by the A319/20 aswell as the DC9, while BI
29 Post contains images Yow : What not ask this question again in 10 to 15 years. You might get a more definitive answer by then...lol
30 UA_727 : What is everybody's problem with Tg747 posting this? Nobody's saying anything about NW retiring the nines tomarrow, or the exact date which it will. W
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