Showing posts from 2019

My Farewell to the MAAd Dog

Super80Sendoff – My Final Flights on the American MD-80
September 4th, 2019 saw the final flights of American Airlines once ubiquitous MD-80.  Launched in 1981 by McDonnell Douglas in Long Beach as the DC-9-80 series, the company marketed it as the “Super 80 – the plane for the 1980s”.  When American Airlines picked up its initial 25 aircraft, they proudly utilized that “Super 80” moniker. 

Albertian Dreams

WestJet Inaugural 787 Dreamliner Flight

In March 2019, I flew on WestJet’s inaugural Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight.WestJet is the third airline in the U.S. and Canada to fly the Dreamliner.I can proudly say that I have flown on the inaugural 787 flight on all three carriers!

C Series North American Debut

Delta Bombardier CS100 / Airbus A220 Inaugural

In February 2019, I flew on Delta Air Line’s inaugural Airbus A220 flight.Delta was the first airline in North America to fly the A220, formerly known as the Bombardier C Series.