Delta's MD-88s and MD-90s Retired
The final scheduled flights of Delta's MD-88s and MD-90s will take place on Tuesday, June 2nd. The aircraft will then head to Blytheville, Arkansas for their retirement. Delta is the last U. S. passenger airline to operate these aircraft. At the peak, a fleet of 185 "Mad Dog" jets flew roughly 900 daily flights for Delta. For more than 30 years they were the workhorses for the airline's domestic network.
The final MD-90 flight (DL90) will arrive in Atlanta from Houston at approximately 9 a.m. The final MD-88 flight (DL88) will arrive from Washington-Dulles at 10:00 a.m.