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Delta to buy 30 Airbus A321neos for almost $4 billion

Christian Fernsby |
Airbus secured another order in the U.S. as Delta Air Lines announced a deal for 30 A321neo narrow-body jets that’s the European planemaker’s second-biggest this year.

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The purchase, announced Tuesday, follows a 25-plane order from Delta in April and takes the Atlanta-based carrier’s A321neo backlog to 155 aircraft set for delivery from 2022 through to 2027.

The latest contract, converted from purchase options, is worth almost $4 billion at list prices, though major carriers like Delta can get hefty discounts.

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