Dec. 14, 2017: After a wave of news stories yesterday, today’s it’s official: Delta Air Lines ordered 100 Airbus A321neos and optioned 100 more.
Deliveries begin in 2020.
The airplane will be equipped with the Pratt & Whitney GTF and Delta Tech Ops will be a third-party maintenance provider.
Delta’s investor day begins in 20 minutes. Questions about the competition with Boeing, Boeing’s trade complaint against Bombardier for the Delta C Series order and related issues are certain.