Tag Archives: 717

Delta’s Rapid Adoption of the 717

Delta was looking for a replacement for its fleet of DC-9s and, when Southwest took over AirTran and decided to dispose of their fleet of Boeing 717s, Delta was the customer for the jets.  At first they were hard to … Continue reading

Posted in aircraft, civil, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Delta 717s

When Southwest bought AirTran, they inherited a mixed fleet of 737s and 717s. AirTran had been a 717 only fleet for a while but had expanded to include 737s as they grew and the production of the 717 ended. It … Continue reading

Posted in aircraft, civil, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment