Delta Air Lines reached an agreement to buy nine MD-90 aircraft from Japan Airlines as the U.S. carrier continues using the aircraft type to replace retiring DC-9s and the 50-seat regional jets it is removing from its fleet. Delta says it now has 58 MD-90s under contract, with 19 flying, 15 in modification and 24 to be delivered. With a range of 2,400 miles, the 160-seat aircraft can be used for a variety of domestic flying, it says. Delta did not release a price on its Japan ...


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