(14 July 2021)
Delta has confirmed plans to buy 29 used
Boeing 737-900ERs and lease seven used Airbus A350-900s.
The 36 additional aircraft will help the airline
to reduce fuel costs and enhance the overall customer experience,
while supporting Delta’s fleet renewal strategy focused on
simplification, scale, size and sustainability.
“These aircraft are an investment in Delta’s
future,” said Delta CEO, Ed Bastian. “As we look past the pandemic,
Delta’s disciplined, innovative approach to fleet renewal
positions us for growth as travel demand returns
while enhancing the customer experience and supporting our
The ongoing COVID19 pandemic has provided