Delta Air Lines appears to have renounced its position as the North American launch customer for Boeing’s 787-8 widebody, according to the carrier’s latest regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Atlanta-based carrier, which inherited a firm order for 18 787-8s when it acquired Northwest Airlines in 2008, has dropped the firm orders from its latest annual report, which was filed late March 2. Instead, the airline in a footnote noted the 18 aircraft ...

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