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Fri, Sep 03, 2021

Delta Air Lines Orders 30 More Airbus A321neo Aircraft

The Company Has 155 On Order To Meet Future Demand

Delta Air Lines has ordered 30 additional Airbus A321neo aircraft to help meet upcoming demands, bringing the total aircraft of this type that are currently on order to 155 A321neos. 

Mahendra Nair, Delta’s Senior Vice President, Fleet and TechOps Supply Chain speaks on the upcoming order and partnership with Airbus, “Adding these aircraft strengthens Delta’s commitment to replacing older fleets with more sustainable, efficient jets, and offering the best customer experience in the industry,” Nair says. “Delta appreciates the extensive partnership with the Airbus team in support of our strategic growth plans, and we look forward to continuing to work together throughout the recovery and beyond.”

“As the industry looks to emerge from the pandemic, Delta is showing responsible leadership and casting a strong vote of confidence now in the A321neo,” noted Christian Scherer, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Airbus International. “With orders for 30 more of an aircraft that is in very high demand around the globe, our partners at Delta are underscoring the strategic role they see for the A321neo with its outstanding environmental performance for the airline’s renowned customer service and reliability for years into the future.”

The A321neo offers seating for 194 customers which include 20 in First Class, 42 in Delta Comfort+, and 132 in the Main Cabin. Delta’s A321neos will be deployed primarily across the airline’s domestic network, a welcome addition to  Delta’s current A321 fleet of more than 120 aircraft. The airline plans to receive the first of its 155 A321neo aircraft in early 2022.

FMI: www.airbus.com, www.delta.com

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