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Delta orders 20 A350-1000 aircraft

Posted 15 January 2024

Delta Air Lines has placed a first order for 20 A350-1000 aircraft, becoming a new aircraft type in Delta’s fleet.

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“We are thankful for Delta’s continued confidence in Airbus’ solutions to meet its fleet needs,” said Christian Scherer, Chief Executive Officer of the Commercial Aircraft business, Airbus. “Delta was the first US airline to operate the A350-900 and is doing so with great success. Delta now welcomes the A350-1000, which will open even more opportunities for the airline and its customers. We are proud that our aircraft serve the entirety of Delta’s impressive global network as this stellar airline takes fleet efficiency to the next level.”

“The A350-1000 will be the largest, most capable aircraft in Delta’s fleet and is an important step forward for our international expansion,” said Ed Bastian, Delta’s chief executive officer. “The aircraft complements our fleet and offers an elevated customer experience, with more premium seats and best-in-class amenities, as well as expanded cargo capabilities.”

The A350-1000 is powered by Rolls-Royce's Trent XWB-97 engine.

Delta Air Lines currently operates more than 450 Airbus aircraft from all of the Airbus product families from the A220 to the A350-900, with more than 200 additional on order.

The A350 has more than 1,206 orders from 58 customers worldwide.

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