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On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Delta’s MD-88 and MD-90 aircraft made their last scheduled revenue flights.
The 28-year-old MD-88 on final flight DL88 was headed from Washington-Dulles International Airport to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
The aircraft “Mad Dog” will join several other MD-88s and MD-90s as they fly to Blytheville, Ark., where they will be officially retired from the fleet.
Delta Airlines is the last U.S Passenger airline to operate these model aircraft – At its peak Delta operated a fleet of 185 ”Mad Dog” jets that flew roughly 900 daily flights.