avi8tir
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DL 9901 ATL - VCV 763? Today

Wed Jan 11, 2006 3:23 am

just curious about this flight. why is delta sending a 763 to vcv?

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9901
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Delta4eva
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RE: DL 9901 ATL - VCV 763? Today

Wed Jan 11, 2006 3:39 am

There was a post about a week ago about DL having some problems with some creditors and one lease company wanted to reposes a 763, but DL took the engines off. I believe that this might be the plane. They are flying it to VCV to be repossessed.
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LawnDart
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RE: DL 9901 ATL - VCV 763? Today

Wed Jan 11, 2006 3:45 am

Quoting Avi8tir (Thread starter):
just curious about this flight. why is delta sending a 763 to vcv?

I believe at least 3 B767-300 non-ER aircraft are being removed from the fleet and returned to lessors...
 
DAL767400ER
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RE: DL 9901 ATL - VCV 763? Today

Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:08 am

Quoting LawnDart (Reply 2):
I believe at least 3 B767-300 non-ER aircraft are being removed from the fleet and returned to lessors...

Yup, that would be correct. DL obviously wanted lower leasing rates, the lessor wouldn't budge, so DL rejected the leases. Not that big of a problem, as DL is reducing domestic capacity anyway. Now, had those been -ERs, DL wouldn't have rejected the leases.
 
N160LH
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RE: DL 9901 ATL - VCV 763? Today

Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:18 am

Which three 67's are they giving back???

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SESGDL
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RE: DL 9901 ATL - VCV 763? Today

Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:23 am

I know N116DL, N117DL, N118DL were sent to VCV a while ago. This 767-300 may be the fourth. Maybe a DL employee could answer.

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LAXintl
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RE: DL 9901 ATL - VCV 763? Today

Sat Jan 14, 2006 3:02 pm

Quoting SESGDL (Reply 5):
know N116DL, N117DL, N118DL were sent to VCV a while ago. This 767-300 may be the fourth. Maybe a DL employee could answer.

I know of N116,118,119DL have been ferried and parked at VCV.
Two of the aircraft arrived this week, while the 3rd last week.

I dont know about N117DL.
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Dalmd88
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RE: DL 9901 ATL - VCV 763? Today

Sat Jan 14, 2006 5:27 pm

It was ship 116. Ship 117 is not going back. Only 116,118, and 119

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