United Orders A321XLRs To Replace 757s, Expand Transatlantic Services

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United Airlines has ordered 50 Airbus A321XLRs and will use them to replace Boeing 757s and possibly launch more long-range, thin intercontinental routes, the airline said late Dec. 3. Deliveries are slated to start in 2024. "The new Airbus A321XLR aircraft is an ideal one-for-one replacement for...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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