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Largest 727 Series Operator?

Mon Aug 09, 2004 2:19 am

Who is currently the largest 727 Series operator, both freighter and passenger version? Thanks for the help.
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cuautli
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RE: Largest 727 Series Operator?

Mon Aug 09, 2004 2:53 am

I know that Mexicana was the largest 727 operator out of the US with 44 planes.
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RE: Largest 727 Series Operator?

Mon Aug 09, 2004 2:55 am

How about DHL?......I know they operated some 727's but I'm not sure how many DHL is operating.


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northstardc4m
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RE: Largest 727 Series Operator?

Mon Aug 09, 2004 3:10 am

id say UPS myself (how many 727-100QFs did they convert again?)... or maybe FedEx...

And the problem with DHL is its not one airline, its got several airlines operating in its colors, many who fly 727s... i dont think DHL proper has many 727s anymore?

Passenger... well the biggest passenger owner is probably Pan Am, since they own several ex UA birds along with those they operate. There might be a bigger operator out there somewhere though...
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PHX757
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RE: Largest 727 Series Operator?

Mon Aug 09, 2004 3:25 am

Fedex - 115

UPS - 48

Pan Am - 7


Info from http://av-info.faa.gov/OpCert.asp

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A10WARTHOG
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RE: Largest 727 Series Operator?

Mon Aug 09, 2004 4:49 am

Champion air has 18 727's

That was from the FAA link listed above.

 
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RE: Largest 727 Series Operator?

Mon Aug 09, 2004 4:49 am

Champion Air has 18 727s.... that could be the largest current PAX fleet.

B-727-212
2
121

B-727-225
5

B-727-270
1

B-727-290
2

B-727-2J4
1

B-727-2S7
7

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