Delta orders 40 Airbus planes with list value of $5.6 billion

Sept 4 Wed Sep 4, 2013 10:23am EDT

Sept 4 (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc said on Wednesday it ordered 40 Airbus planes in a deal valued at about $5.6 billion at list prices.

The order includes 30 A321 narrowbody planes as well as 10 A330-300 widebody aircraft. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery between 2015 and 2017.

Delta operates a fleet of Boeing Co and Airbus planes.

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