Delta extends order for Airbus A321-200 / Delay delivery of 10 Airbus A350 aircraft

Delta has entered into an agreement with Airbus to supplement the order of A321-200 with 30 of aircraft.

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Delta Air Lines has agreed with Airbus to supplement the order with 30 of Airbus A321-200 aircraft. At the same time, he wants to delay with 2-3 years the delivery of 10 Airbus A350-900 aircraft from the 25 ordered. They should have been received during the 2019-2020 period.

Delta expands order for Airbus A321-200

The delivery schedule for the first A350-900 Delta Air Lines remains unchanged. In 2017, the US carrier would receive 5 A350-900 aircraft. They will come equipped with Delta One Suite and Premium Select cabins.

The new permutations would help the air carrier to be more efficient in operation, depending on market demands.

Currently, Delta operates 19 aircraft A321 and this expansion will increase the fleet to 112 aircraft in 2021. A321 aircraft will be used on US domestic routes, while older aircraft will be retired in the coming years.

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