Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian reaffirmed his interest in the Boeing new mid-market aircraft (NMA), which he dubbed the 797, but is far less certain of the need for another potential new airliner that Boeing unveiled this week, a Mach 5 hypersonic aircraft. During a fireside chat at the National Press Club in Washington DC June 27, Bastian was asked about both aircraft. On NMA, Bastian repeated what he has said at investor conferences, saying Delta has had discussions with Boeing about ...

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