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Old 10-07-2008, 12:43 AM   #15  
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Originally Posted by Carl Spackler View Post
As far as the DC-9 and 747 freighters go, who knows. But my sense is that this credit crisis is real, and that it's not going away anytime soon. The aircraft that we both have on order may be undeliverable if the new Delta cannot obtain financing. This is happening at a time when oil is back below $90 per barrel again. This makes the DC-9 a perfect choice to bring out of the desert, because they cost nothing to obtain and the fuel cost differential is smaller.
The last I heard, all of the DAL orders already had financing in place per Ed.
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