Tag: MD-90

Final Farewell: Delta Retires the ‘Mad Dogs’ MD-88 and MD-90

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, 2 June, 2020, is the day when Delta bids final goodbye to its MD-88 and MD-90 aircraft. Last scheduled revenue flights will land in Atlanta. At the moment of writing, the flight DL88 performed by a 28-year-old MD-88 was heading from Washington-Dulles International Airport to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Meanwhile, DL90 flight had already […]

Delta Air Lines MD-90 Reports Engine Vibrations

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90, performing flight from Milwaukee to Atlanta (USA) with 164 people on board, reported lightning strike causing engine vibrations. Aircraft was enroute at FL250 about 25nm westnorthwest of Chattanooga (USA) when the aircraft reached a frontal weather system and received a lightning strike. The left hand engine (V2525) began to […]

Delta to Stop Flying Loudest Plane Near LaGuardia After Complaints

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta will no longer fly its loudest planes at LaGuardia in response to repeated complaints from Queens residents, the company announced Thursday. The airline replaced its MD-88 aircraft with quieter, more fuel-efficient Airbus A320 planes, Boeing 737s, and a handful of MD-90 mainline aircraft, company officials said. The new planes started their routes on Thursday. […]