Re: end of the line for the MD-11

Date:         28 Jun 98 18:47:28 
From:         Marc Schaeffer <marcmsc????@cmdnet.lu>
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Thomas A. Beckley wrote:

> Did TWA's buy extend the life of the MD-80 production line?

Yes

>  How many are left to be delivered?

32 as of 01-Jun-98

> Looking at three Boeing press releases, the numbers just don't seem to add
> up.  When the discontinuation of the line was announced at the beginning of
> November, there were 13 unfilled MD-80 orders and 91 unfilled MD-90 orders

For the MD90 there is a backlog of 38 -30s and 20 -30Ts

> The real question is, how many more MD-80/-90 aircraft are there to be
> delivered?  I can't seem to find a straight answer for this on the Boeing
> website, but maybe I just missed it ...

The Boeing website is very comprehensive and the information you looked
for is included. If you are interested in orders/deliveries and backlogs
for all jets you may wanna check http://surf.to/orders.

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