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A Delta A350 being towed to its gate in Atlanta. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mateen Kontoravdis)

Delta Officially Picks Up 10 LATAM A350 Orders

Delta Air Lines confirmed it has officially absorbed an order for 10 Airbus A350 aircraft from LATAM Airlines Group. The group, which currently operates a fleet of 330 aircraft, has been forced to cut 95 percent of its flying as a result of the global COVID-19 crisis. Through the deal with Delta, the Atlanta-based carrier has alleviated a $3 billion burden off LATAM's shoulders. Meanwhile, Delta has deferred its near-term Airbus deliveries as the airline deals with a 95 percent…