Russia’s Aeroflot will delay delivery of its 22 Airbus A350 XWBs to between 2018 and 2023. Deliveries were originally scheduled from between 2018 and 2020. The decision was approved at a company shareholders meeting. The carrier did not comment on the move, but industry experts say there are two possible reasons for the delay. One is that Aeroflot has converted part of its A350-800 order into -900s. The company said it will now get eight -800s and 14 -900s, though earlier the order ...

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