Delta announces 2017 Fleet plans

At a Delta press conference today, they announced details for the 2017 year which involves the first delivery of their first A350.

Here is a pic of the plans.

The A350 will be based at DTW and will be flying to Asia.

The 747 will be retiring and being replaced with the A350 with them exiting the fleet at the end of the year.

The Cseries will be delivered in 2018 and will have 110 seats.

The 717 will replace flights with flights under 50 seats

What do people think?

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Yay. I love how American carriers are adopting more diverse Boeing and Airbus fleets

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I’ll really miss the 747, such a beautiful machine.

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I think they sould have some A350s flying out of Atlanta.

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Can you get a clearer pic??

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Does that mean that the CRJ-200s will be retired?

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Nice, good luck Delta!

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No, I don’t think so, because the CRJs are owned by regional airlines, and the 717 is owned by Delta

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Very nice to see that they’re going with the ‘laid-back’ CS100 option.
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It should be illegal to 133 seats on that plane. Everyone will get stuck.

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Do you really think the airlines implementing this really care. They just want money, and that’s what they’ll get.

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Oooohh, that makes sense now. Thanks for the clarification.

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love it! but would liked the 747, to be replaced by the 777X

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Noooo, more 744s disappearing…

cue another one bites the dust

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I hope not :(((((

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I don’t understand

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Delta is trying to move away from their reliance on subsidies for regional flights. Most of the delays Delta has are from the regional carriers. Also, because the pikots from the regional carriers arent from Delta its just more work to find a crew that can cover a flight when there is a delay with the original crew.

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Going from 50 seats to 717 seems a little much, but we’ll seee about frequency cutbacks.

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It’s all about A350XWB yay!

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Well that’s too bad. I don’t even think delta purchased 777x