Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Delta orders 125 C Series + 37 more A321s

Delta Airlines has officially announced placing a massive US$ 9 billion combined order at published prices with both Airbus and Bombardier for its small to medium capacity aircraft requirements going into the next decade. 

DL confirmed placing an incremental order for 37 Airbus A321s on top of an earlier order for 45 of the same aircraft type made over a year ago. These shall be used to rapidly replace its aging Boeing 757 fleet on domestic and Central America/Caribbean services.

In addition the airline announced placing a blockbuster order for 125 C Series aircraft from Bombardier that is expected to replace its aging MD88 fleet. The breakdown of the order is 75 firm CS 100s + 50 options enabling to switch to the larger and more popular CS 300 whenever required. 

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