Delta Air Lines interested in Boeing '797' jet: Bloomberg

Delta Air Lines interested in Boeing '797' jet: Bloomberg

Delta Air Lines wants to be one of the first customers for an anticipated Boeing Co mid-market jet, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, in an early indication that the carrier is not harboring ill-will over a recent trade row with the planemaker.

Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Airlines at the 2016 International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual
Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Airlines at the 2016 International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Dublin, Ireland June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

NEW YORK: Delta Air Lines wants to be one of the first customers for an anticipated Boeing Co mid-market jet, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, in an early indication that the carrier is not harboring ill-will over a recent trade row with the planemaker.

Citing a posting on Delta's internal website, Bloomberg reported that Delta's Chief Executive Ed Bastian plans to "participate in Boeing's middle-of-the-market campaign."

(Reporting by Alana Wise; Editing by David Gregorio)

Source: Reuters

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