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Delta Orders 50 Airbus Aircraft

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Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order for 50 new Airbus widebody aircraft, 25 A350-900 and 25 A330-900neo aircraft.

Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines will power the Airbus A330neo aircraft and Trent XWB engines will power Airbus A350 XWB aircraft.

Delta Air Lines currently flies both Airbus single-aisle and widebody aircraft, including 57 A319ceo and 69 A320ceo aircraft, plus 11 A330-200s and 21 A330-300s. In addition to this latest order, Delta has an order backlog of 10 A330-300s and 45 A321ceo aircraft, bringing its total Airbus backlog to 105 aircraft.

The A350 XWB is the latest addition to the market-leading Airbus widebody product line and can seat up to 369 passengers in a typical two-class layout.

At the end of October 2014, the A350 XWB had won 750 orders from 39 customers worldwide.

The A330 Family has now attracted more than 1,300 orders. Over 1,100 A330 Family aircraft are flying with more than 100 operators worldwide. The company spends approximately 150 million euros each year on enhancements and incremental improvements for the A330 jetliner family. The newest evolution is Airbus A330neo, which builds on the A330s proven economics, versatility and reliability while reducing fuel consumption by a further 14% per seat. Comprised of two versions the A330-800neo and the A330-900neo this aircraft incorporates latest-generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines with 112-inch diameter fan for a 10:1 bypass ratio, more seats and new cabin features.

Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine - Interview

Exclusive HD video interview about the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine which powers the elegant, and supremely quiet, Airbus A350-900 XWB. The interview, which took place at the Singapore Airshow 2014 on 11 February, is with Richard Hedges, Director Communications Civil Aerospace for Rolls-Royce.

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