Delta's A350 was greeted with a water canon salute upon arrival in Atlanta for the first time (Photo: Delta)

Delta Adds First Airbus A350XWB Route from Los Angeles

As Delta Air Lines phases out its remaining 747s which it inherited after merging with Northwest Airlines in 2010, the airline has been hard at work welcoming its newest flagship: the Airbus A350-900, into its network. After being the first U.S. carrier to take delivery of the new airplane in July. The airline has already taken delivery of five A350-900XWBs. Beginning on July 2, 2018, Delta will use the Airbus A350 on alternating days for its daily flights between Los…