TZTriStar500 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1477 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1956 times:
I would try www.speednews.com. I found 89 MD-80's for sale/lease/charter. You will have to register for free to see the particulars though. Also, Boeing Capital lists available aircraft and they have several MD-88s listed:
I'm also aware that beginning late in 2008 some ex-ATA Indianapolis employees where working in their spare time to attempt the same thing you are researching. From what I understand, it was going to be associated with Montgomery Aviation. I am not sure how far they got, whether they are still meeting, or if it never worked out as nothing has become of it so far. In this economic environment, to say it would be difficult is an understatement.
35 years of American Trans Air/ATA Airlines, 1973-2008. A great little airline that will not be soon forgotten.