Re: MD-80: Lawn Dart or Efficient Design?

From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
Date:         08 Aug 96 12:11:53 
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>Reno Air seems quite happy with the reliability and maintainability
>of their all MD-80 fleet.

*Almost* all MD-80 -- they now have several MD-90s.

>Alaska A/L, OTH, has serious problems with belly corrosion, etc., and
>find it very unreliable compared to their 737-400 fleet.

Perhaps that's why they plan on going to an all-737 fleet within the
next few years.

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