A Delta Airbus A321 in Atlanta (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Craig Fischer)

Reports: Delta Expected to Place Order for Airbus A321neo Jets, Shuns Boeing over Trade Dispute

According to CNN Money, Delta Air Lines is planning to place a $12.7 billion order for additional Airbus aircraft. The Atlanta-based airline has been acquiring Airbus aircraft over Boeing jets in its last few orders and this announcement comes after a recent trade dispute over the airline's decision to purchase the Bombardier C Series aircraft. Delta chose the Airbus A321neo, the newly-enhanced version of the A321 and largest member of the A320 family, for its latest purchase, sources told CNN Money.…