Quoted @KCIAirport

The last revenue flight of @Delta MD-88 N976DL departed #KC in style with a @KCMOFireDept Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting #ARFF Water Salute as the airline retires the aircraft type. #airporttwitter #avgeek #MD88 https://t.co/SoivL8QGhS

The last revenue flight of @Delta MD-88 N976DL departed #KC in style with a @KCMOFireDept Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting #ARFF Water Salute as the airline retires the aircraft type. #airporttwitter #avgeek #MD88 https://t.co/SoivL8QGhS

Even though ownership costs of older aircraft are significantly lower and oil is relatively cheap, drop in demand due to #Covid_19 has forced airlines to replace / retire entire fleet types to reduce cash burn. The #MD88 joins the likes of #A346 @VirginAtlantic #AvGeek #RIP https://t.co/4wpEPSEc7Z

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