Delta Air Lines reached aircraft purchase and sale agreements with Boeing and two aircraft lessors yesterday as part of an effort to right-size its fleet to emerge from bankruptcy as a standalone carrier with a heavy emphasis on international services. It agreed to take but immediately sell 38 future deliveries of 737-800s it has on order; 15 will go to Aviation Capital Group and 23 to Babcock & Brown Aviation Finance Ltd. In addition, the airline said it has converted five firm orders ...

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