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Our Fleet – New Arrivals for 2018

Delta has been replacing inefficient, older technology airplanes generating substantial cost improvement and increased customer satisfaction.
Since 2009, Delta has retired 280 50-seat regional jets and more than 130 older, narrowbody aircraft, while refreshing its fleet with over 300 aircraft.

CS 100
What to expect from Delta’s 75 new aircrafts from Bombardier:


Advanced technology and composite materials designed to deliver an expected 20 percent improvement in fuel
efficiency over similar sized aircraft.

Reduced noise and emissions of the C Series aligns with Delta’s broader goal to reduce the airline’s environmental footprint.

Bombardier’s all-new, lightweight mainline aircraft will be deployed on short- to medium-haul routes throughout
Delta’s network starting Spring 2018.

The CS100 features:

  • State-of-the-art interior
  • The largest windows in the single-aisle market
  • Full-spectrum ambient lighting
  • Seatback in-flight entertainment
  • In-flight Wi-Fi
  • High-capacity overhead bins 
  • Among the widest seats of any narrow body aircraft


Delta’s newest flagship aircraft


The long-range Airbus A350 will continue Delta’s optimization of its Pacific network, operating primarily on long-range routes between the U.S. and Asia. Its first flight will take place on Oct. 30, 2017, from Detroit to Narita.

The state-of-the-art wide body jets are expected to generate a 20 percent improvement in operating cost per seat compared to the Boeing 747-400 aircraft they will replace