Delta Air Lines has agreed to acquire 37 additional Airbus A321s valued at $4.2 billion at list prices. The announcement of an additional order for CFM International CFM56-powered A321s comes a day after Atlanta-based Delta placed a firm order for 75 Bombardier CS100s, and will allow the carrier to “cost-effectively accelerate the retirement” of its fleet of 116 MD-88s, incoming Delta CEO Ed Bastian said in a statement. Delta took delivery of its first A321 in March and plans ...

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