Date: 26 Apr 98 03:45:04 From: "Flanders" <Burnett@slu.edu> Organization: Saint Louis University References: 1 2 Followups: 1 2
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Northwest also just recently acquired a few DC-10's from Swissair too. (Last year) As far as replacing them, I don't know of any plans by Northwest to replace them, but they still have a commitment to Airbus for around 15 A-330's. Back in '86, Northwest's order included A-320's, A-330's, and A-340's. Since then Airbus has let Northwest convert it's A-340 orders for more A-320 and now A-319's, but Airbus still expects Northwest to acquire A-330's in the early 2000's. So I would guess down the road Northwest will probably replace the DC-10's with A-330's but I think Northwest is still trying to convert those orders to A-320's and keep their DC-10's for a while.