American Airlines’ fleet of 28 MD-80s is nearing its final flying days. The airline plans to retire two of those in the second half of August and the remaining 26 will all make their last revenue flight on either Sept. 3 or 4. The last flight, AA80, will depart Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) at 9 a.m. and is scheduled to land at Chicago O’Hare (ORD) at 11:35 a.m. Of the 26 aircraft, 24 will finish their leases and fly to Roswell, New Mexico. American plans to ...

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