American Airlines has reached an agreement with Airbus to defer its first A350-900 delivery from the spring of 2017 to late 2018, and on average will take delivery of its 22 A350s 26 months later than previously planned. The Dallas/Fort Worth-based airline’s order for 22 A350-900s stems from a US Airways order originally placed in 2007. The A350s were scheduled to start delivering to American in the first half of next year, but American will now take two A350s in late 2018 and five ...

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