Delta Air Lines signed an agreement with Bombardier for 30 firm CRJ900s plus 30 options. Firm aircraft are worth $1.1 billion at list prices and the deal's value will increase to about $2.3 billion if all options are exercised. The order was approved by the US Bankruptcy Court. "The acquisition of these aircraft will help Delta meet its network and operational needs for 2007 and 2008," VP-Delta Connection Shawn Anderson said. Delta Connection carriers currently operate more than 350 CRJs. ...

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