The last flight McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Delta Air Lines

The last flight McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Delta Air Lines,

Today January 6 2014, will be for the last time McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Delta Air Lines on the sky, this as planned and previously announced. Delta Air Lines will replace DC-9 flight with new Boeing 717.

Delta will expanding the number of routes served by the new Boeing 717.
On April 1, on this year, for first time Delta introducing the new Boeing 717 to serve routes between Atlanta, Augusta, Chicago. October 13 Dallas, April 1 Fayetteville and Houston.

DELTA to Start New Boeing 717 Service

DELTA to Start Boeing 717 Service from late-September 2013 on Atlanta - Newark Route

Start from September 19, 2013 Delta introducing new Boeing 717 aircraft operation on Atlanta - Newark route. Initially, the airline plans to operate the Boeing 717 on 1 to 3 daily flights, pending on operational days. This will be gradually increased to up to 6 daily from October  5, 2013 and 11 daily from October 19, 2013

Boeing 717 DELTA have refurnish with new interiors, cutting seating capacity while adding premium options. Currently outfitted with only 110 seats in a three-class configuration (12 First Class, 15 Economy Comfort and 83 Economy Class).

New Nonstop Seasonal Service by Delta

Delta Airlines US, to start weekly seasonal nonstop Atlanta-Fargo, North Dakota flights on December 21, 2013

Will served by Bombardier CRJ900 on two-class Bombardier CRJ900, equipped with 12 First Class seats, 12 Economy Comfort seats and 52 seats in the main cabin. On Saturday only service between Fargo’s Hector International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will be operated by Delta Connection carrier ExpressJet Airlines.

Scheduled as follows:

Service Flight Departs Arrives Service Begins Service Ends
ATL-FAR 5180 7:15 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 2013 March 29, 2014
FAR-ATL 5181 6:15 a.m. 10:10 a.m. Dec. 21, 2013 March 29, 2014