Delta confirms new A330neo order, defers delivery of 10 A350s

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines <DAL.N> said on Friday it has deferred delivery of 10 Airbus <AIR.PA> A350 jets as it orders 10 of the cheaper A330neo long-haul models, confirming a Reuters report.

In a statement, Delta said the 10 previously on order A350 aircraft have been deferred to 2025-26 with certain flexibility rights including the right to convert these orders to A330-900s.

(Reporting by Tracy Rucinski; Editing by Susan Thomas)