Delta may place order for 100 Airbus A321neo jets: sources

Delta may place order for 100 Airbus A321neo jets: sources

FILE PHOTO - Passengers check in at a counter of Delta Air Lines in Mexico City, Mexico, August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ginnette Riquelme/File Photo
PARIS/NEW YORK: Delta Air Lines looked close on Wednesday to placing an order for 100 Airbus A321neo jets in a boost for the European planemaker as it tries to narrow a 2017 order gap against Boeing , two people familiar with the matter said.The preliminary selection, reported earlier by CNN, follows a fierce competition and is subject to approval at a board meeting later on Wednesday, which could still alter or delay the decision, the people said.Such a deal would be worth US$12.7 billion at list prices, but would typically involve steep discounts.Delta and both planemakers declined comment.(Reporting by Tim Hepher, Alana Wise; Editing by Leigh Thomas)
Source: Reuters
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