The airline’s latest A321-200 order makes it apparent that, along with the Boeing 737-900ER, Delta will use the type to replace the Boeing 757s and MD-88s it now uses on its domestic network.

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Air Côte D’Ivoire, the national airline of Ivory Coast, has signed a firm order for two Airbus A320neos and two A320s.

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UK-based low cost carrier easyJet has signed a firm order for 36 more Airbus A320-family aircraft, taking its cumulative order for A320-family aircraft to 451.

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Air New Zealand placed a firm order on June 2 for three Airbus A321neo, 10 A320neo and one additional A320ceo single-aisle jets. On the same day, Delta Air Lines placed a follow-on order for 15 more Airbus A321 current-engine option (ceo) jets to add to 30 it had previously ordered.

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Chinese start-up Qingdao Airlines has taken delivery of its first aircraft, an Airbus A320 equipped with Sharklets, on lease from Hong Kong-based China Aircraft Leasing Company.

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Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order with Airbus for 30 A321ceo (current engine option) and 10 A330-300 widebodies, Delta’s first order with Airbus in two decades.

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American Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320-family aircraft, which is also the first Airbus A319 delivered with Sharklets installed and the 100th A320-family jet to be delivered with Sharklets.

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Tunisian carrier Syphax Airlines has ordered three Airbus A320neos and three Airbus A319s and A320s, according to engine manufacturer CFM International.

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Starflyer already operates an all-Airbus fleet of seven leased A320s, the first of which was delivered in Toulouse exactly seven years ago. With the aircraft delivered on December 12, the airline’s fleet will raise to eight A320s and it has another six to be delivered via lease and direct purchase.

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According to the manufacturer, EASA European certification for CFM56-powered Airbus A320-family jets with Sharkets will be followed very soon by certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

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American Airlines has selected the Airbus A319 and A321 as the variants it will receive under its 130-aircraft A320-family fleet order, which the carrier announced in July. American is not confirming yet the exact breakdown of the two types by numbers of aircraft.

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The airline launched CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine with an order to power 30 new Airbus A320neo aircraft, to be delivered to Virgin America from 2016. The carrier also announced that CFM’s existing CFM56-5B engine will power 30 current-technology A320s it has on order.

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Thomas Cook Group has signed a firm order for 12 Airbus A321-200s as a first step in its single-aisle fleet harmonization and renewal plan, which is based on the A320 family.

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