Airbus deliveries up 4.36pc last year

A Monitor Report 17 Jan, 2018  |    -      +
TOULOUSE : Airbus’ commercial aircraft deliveries in 2017 were up for the 15th year in a row, reaching a new company record of 718 aircraft delivered to 85 customers.

Deliveries were more than four per cent higher than the previous record of 688 set in 2016.

The 2017 total comprises: 558 single aisle A320 Family (of which 181 were A320neo – an increase of 166 percent over 2016); 67 A330s; 78 A350 XWBs (up by nearly 60 per cent from 2016) and 15 A380s.

Airbus achieved 1,109 net orders from 44 customers. At the end of 2017 Airbus’ overall backlog stood at 7,265 aircraft valued at US$1.059 trillion at list prices.

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