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Delta orders 15 Airbus A321ceo with deliveries starting 2018

Computer generated image of Delta Air LInes Airbus A321 with Sharklets. Image copyright Airbus S.A.S.

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has placed an additional order for 15 Airbus A321ceo (current engine option) aircraft starting for delivery in 2018. With its merger with Northwest, Delta inherited a fleet of Airbus aircraft (126 A320 narrow-body family and 32 A330 wide-body). All of Delta鈥檚 A321s will feature fuel-saving wing-tip devices called Sharklets. Delta has opted for CFM56-5B engines from …

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Photo: Indian Navy’s fourth Boeing P-8I maritime patrol aircraft arrives

Indian Navy fourth Boeing P-8I tail number IN323 arrives at INS Rajali naval air station Arokkonam. Boeing photo.

The Indian Navy received the fourth of its ordered eight Boeing P-8I maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft. Tail number IN323 has arrived at INS Rajali also known as Arokkanam naval air station, about 55 km west of Chennai. (Map). IN323 joins three of her sisters currently undergoing operational evaluation at the air base. The P-8I is the Indian Navy …

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SpiceJet unveils new Boeing with special “crew livery”

SpiceJet Boeing 737-800WL VT-SZK in special crew livery. With all our heart slogan. Photo courtesy Spicejet.

On May 23rd, SpiceJet Chief Operating Officer Sanjiv Kapoor tweeted a picture of the airline’s newest Boeing 737-800 VT-SZK at Boeing field, in an white livery, and asked why the livery was all white? Our newest 737NG VT-SZK taxis out at Boeing, bound for DEL. Why all white? We'll just have to wait to find out! 馃檪 pic.twitter.com/S9plVd04cV — Sanjiv …

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