Delta has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the replacement of up to 50 widebody aircraft. The new fleet of long-haul aircraft is intended to replace all of the airline’s Boeing 747-400s and part of the Boeing 767-300ER fleet, as first reported by Aviation Week (DAILY, March 12). In an internal memo to employees, Delta says it will “evaluate the Airbus A330-200 and -300, Airbus A350-900 and -1000, Boeing 777-300ER and Boeing 787-8, -9 and -10 aircraft variants” and ...


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