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Delta in talks with multiple manufacturers on narrowbody order

17-Feb-2011 12:45 PM

Delta Air Lines President Edward Bastian stated the carrier is in talks with Boeing, Airbus, Embraer and Bombardier as it considers a potential order for new aircraft (Reuters, 16-Feb-2011). Delta has previously stated it has sent requests for proposals to manufacturers for as many as 200 narrowbody aircraft and options for a further 200 aircraft. 

Delta Air Lines: "We'll be talking to everybody. I'd say no decision will be taken for many months yet. But we've got to consider the best product, the best service, what fits into the footprint that we've already established," Edward Bastian, President. Source: Reuters, 16-Feb-2011.