“We will not pay those tariffs, and that is very clear,” Bastian said. “We intend to take the aircraft. I can’t tell you how it’s going to eventually work out. There may be a delay as we work through the issues.... There’s various other plans that we’re also contemplating and looking at alternatives.”
Bastian said he believes Delta will take the planes “at the agreed contractual price.”
He said he believes “there’s not a case to be made” that Boeing was harmed by the Delta order, because it does not make a similarly-sized airplane.
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