Is Delta still using MD 88?
Delta decided to retire its MD-88/90 fleet early due to COVID-19. Of the grounded planes, many of them were nearing the end of their working life. Delta’s 149-seat MD-88 was scheduled to retire at the end of 2020, but this was brought forward to June because of the crisis.
Does Delta have free in-flight entertainment?
We’ve got you covered with complimentary earbuds to enjoy 1,000+ hours of free entertainment on your seatback screen including the latest movies, premium TV series from HBO®, Hulu® and Showtime®, up to 18 channels of live satellite TV (on select aircraft), podcasts, playlists and games.
Can I use Bluetooth headphones on a plane British Airways?
Bluetooth devices, e.g. wireless keyboards or headphones, can be used during the flight but must be switched off for taxi, take-off and landing.
Are there any MD-80s still flying?
The largest operator. According to data from ch-aviation.com, there are still nearly 100 active examples of the MD-80 family left in the world today. As is common with aging aircraft, some of these have been converted for use as freighters.
Do all Delta flights have TVs?
Live satellite TV is available on the following aircraft within coverage areas: A220, A319, A320, A321, 737-800, 737-900, 757-200, 757-300.
Do you get free headphones on British Airways?
Hours of entertainment World Traveller offers a personal flat screen and headphones for everyone. Take your pick from the hundreds of latest films, television programmes, albums, audio books and games.
Do BA planes have charging ports?
And there’s more. Recognising that we now have gadgets like phones and iPods with us all the time, BA has installed electrical sockets. Beneath each screen in every class there’s a USB socket so you can charge your smartphone. Every class except First, where there are two USB chargers.
Do I need an app for Delta entertainment?
How Do You Access Delta’s In-flight Entertainment? To stream Delta Studio content on a personal device, passengers need the GoGo Entertainment App, which is available for download from Apple’s App Store, the Google Play Store, and the Delta Wi-Fi Portal — the latter of which is only available once in flight.
Do you need the Delta app to watch movies?
To stream Delta Studio content on a personal device, passengers need the GoGo Entertainment App, which is available for download from Apple’s App Store, the Google Play Store, and the Delta Wi-Fi Portal — the latter of which is only available once in flight.
How do I watch entertainment on Delta?
Customers traveling on any domestic Delta or Delta Connection two-cabin aircraft equipped with Wi-Fi will be able to stream free movies and TV options directly to their mobile devices while in flight by using Gogo’s video player app. The Fly Delta app will include an integrated player for iOS devices.
What happened to Delta MD-88s?
Delta will retire the MD-88 and MD-90 aircraft earlier than previously planned, with both aircraft types exiting the fleet effective June 2020. The accelerated retirement schedule of both aircraft is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic as we reduce capacity systemwide.
How many MD-88s are still in service?
The 149-seat MD-88 was previously set to retire by the end of 2020. As of February this year, prior to the coronavirus-driven fleet reduction, there were 47 MD-88s and 29 MD-90s operating.
What is it like to fly the MD-88 and MD-90?
When speaking about what it is like to fly the MD-88 and MD-90 compared to more modern fly by wire planes Delta First Officer, Kurt Tahara is quoted by Forbes as saying, the MD-88 and MD-90 are “ still very traditional hand-flown airplanes. Everything you control goes through cables and pulleys.”
What happened to Delta’s Airplanes?
Of the grounded planes, many of them were nearing the end of their working life. Delta’s 149-seat MD-88 was scheduled to retire at the end of 2020, but this was brought forward to June because of the crisis. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Delta operated 47 MD-88s and 29 MD-90s across its domestic network.