American Airlines is deferring the delivery of 24 widebody aircraft, including its first Airbus A350 that had been scheduled for delivery next year, reducing capital expenditures by more than $1 billion in the 2018-2020 period. American and Airbus have reached an agreement under which the delivery of the Dallas/Fort Worth-based carrier’s first A350-900 will be pushed back to late 2020 from 2018, and all 22 A350-900s American has on order will be delivered on a deferred schedule. The ...

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