DFW17L wrote:I'm pretty sure they get a good sand blasting and UV treatment (when they end up in the desert at end-of-life).
I had the pleasure to fly on an AA 789 that was one month old. Judging from how things looks and smell on a brand-new aircraft, you know planes never get a thorough cleaning until they are parked in the desert.
SXDFC wrote:Hello All:
I am curious as to when airliners take down and thoroughly clean out the sidewalls, panels, and lavatories. I am even curious as to if the flight deck gets any sort of a cleaning as well. After being a cabin crew member for two years, I am amazed but not surprised at how quick these planes get filthy..
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