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Airbus A330-300 (N817NW)

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RWY 33L launch to AMS

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Art Troutman
BTW The "NW" tacked on to the "N" number - tells us that this aircraft was originally in the Northwest fleet - before they were gobbled up by Delta. Delta still uses them on the same runs that Northwest did. This is a common practice with other mergers as well. For example - American uses the A330's that they inherited from US Air - on transatlantic routes - that were previously operated by US Air. It is a common practice to tag the airline's code letters on the tail end of the "N" numbers assigned to newly purchased aircraft. And these numbers are perpetuated during the life of the aircraft. Occasionally, one will see an "AW" tacked on to the "N" number of certain AA aircraft. These were originally assigned to America West aircraft - which then became US Air aircraft - which then became AA aircraft. I've even recognized the unique appearance of cabin partition dividers - part of the original design in the cabins of America West aircraft - now clashing with the decor on certain AA runs!
John Marotta Photo Uploader
Thank you Art. Good info !
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
18-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Boston Logan Intl () 10:30AM CET 12:35PM EST Scheduled
17-Jan-2018 A333Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 04:15PM EST 04:50AM CET (+1) En Route
17-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 11:24AM CET 01:39PM EST 8:15
16-Jan-2018 A333Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 07:12PM EST 07:35AM CET (+1) 6:23
16-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 12:23PM CET 02:38PM EST 8:15
14-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 04:20PM CET 07:18PM EST Cancelled
13-Jan-2018 A333Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 06:15PM EST 07:13AM CET (+1) 6:58
12-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 11:07AM CET 02:45PM EST 9:38
11-Jan-2018 A333Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 01:53PM PST 07:48AM CET (+1) 8:55
11-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:20AM CET 11:21AM PST 10:01
10-Jan-2018 A333Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 04:21PM EST 05:30AM CET (+1) 7:09
09-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 11:16AM CET 01:01PM EST 7:45
08-Jan-2018 A333Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 06:28PM EST 08:13AM CET (+1) 7:45
08-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 11:39AM CET 02:52PM EST 9:13
07-Jan-2018 A333Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 07:40PM EST 09:03AM CET (+1) 7:23
07-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 03:09PM CET 05:14PM EST 8:05
06-Jan-2018 A333Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 08:48PM EST 09:54AM CET (+1) 7:06
05-Jan-2018 A333Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 09:20PM EST 10:38AM CET (+1) Cancelled
05-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 01:36PM CET 03:57PM EST 8:21
04-Jan-2018 A333Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 06:51PM EST 07:49AM CET (+1) 6:58
04-Jan-2018 A333Amsterdam Schiphol ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 01:28PM CET 03:55PM EST 8:27
03-Jan-2018 A333Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 09:57PM EST 10:47AM CET (+1) 6:50
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