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Old 09-10-2019, 03:20 PM   #3332  
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Originally Posted by HTBH View Post
Not sure about that. With the retirements we have coming up in the next couple of years it will be very short timelines to get just about any base in the narrow body you want on the FO side of things. If given the choice of being locked into the MD88 for a minimum of two years to be based in Atlanta versus taking the A320 to NYC knowing that the odds are good you'd get to Atlanta within 6-9 months with the movement that's coming... I think quite a few people would go for the tray table. Just a thought.

I flew the 10 back in the early 2000's. I did enjoy flying Big Sexy as it was referred to.
You will not be on the 88 for two years. The 88 is probably a pretty good bet for new hires right now since they stand to be displaced on the spring AE (80 planes by end of 2019, down to 18 by end of 2020). There's no way a new hire will be stuck for long, and if you're wanting to move to a Delta domicile you could bid ATL 88 and use the company paid move to your new domicile when displaced.
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