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Delta said to favour Airbus over Boeing for order of 100 jets

Delta is expected to use the new Airbus jets mainly for flights in the US and on shorter international routes. It has the oldest fleet among the biggest three US carriers, with an average age of 17 years among its 847 mainline planes.


DELTA Air Lines Inc is leaning towards Airbus SE over Boeing Co for an order of about 100 single-aisle jets that will be announced after the carrier's board makes a decision, sources said.

The negotiations include Airbus's longest single-aisle jet, the A321neo, said the...

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