Artist’s rendering of 787 in Northwest Airlines livery released in May 2005. Courtesy, Boeing. Delta Air Lines for the first time publicly addressed whether it will retain 18 787-8 firm orders placed in 2005 by Northwest Airlines, stating in a regulatory filing this week that it has entered into an agreement with Boeing "to reaffirm" the orders but has deferred delivery to 2020-2022. DL inherited the order when it acquired NWA in 2008; the two have been operating on ...

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