Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order for 15 Airbus A321ceo aircraft for delivery from 2018 to replace older narrowbodies due for retirement. Delta has also selected CFM International CFM56 engines for the new aircraft, all of which will have fuel-saving Sharklet wingtips and many of which will be delivered from Airbus’ brand-new A320 family assembly line under construction in Mobile, Alabama. Delta operates a fleet of 126 A320 family aircraft and 32 A330 widebodies. The order, ...

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