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First A220 for Delta rolls out of paintshop

Airbus A220-100 Delta.

- 14 September 2018 -
The first Airbus A220-100 for Delta Air Lines has left the painting hangar at Montreal Mirabel Airport in Canada. Delta is the first U.S. airline to receive the A220, formerly designated as Bombardier CSeries.

Now that the aircraft is in Delta’s livery, it will undergo pre flight activities and tests. The first flight of the aircraft will take place later this fall and delivery to Delta and introduction into service are planned to take place in early 2019. Delta has ordered 75 A220-100s. Most of the planes will be built at the US Airbus plant in Mobile, Alabama. (Photo: Airbus)

Apart from the A220, EgyptAir currently operates a fleet of 15 Airbus aircraft and has 15 A320neo aircraft on order. (Photo: Airbus)

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