Record-high of 688 commercial aircraft deliveries by Airbus in 2016

Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

Record-high of 688 commercial aircraftAirbus registered a record number of 688 commercial aircraft deliveries in 2016, the fourteenth annual increase, confirmed Airbus China on Thursday.

 

The Airbus 2016 commercial aircraft deliveries included 545 single aisle A320 Family. More than 40 percent of single aisle deliveries were of the larger A321 models.

 

According to Airbus China, 82 customers around the world received aircraft.

 
Airbus received 731 orders from 51 customers worldwide last year,including 607 orders for single aisle aircraft.

 

At the end of 2016, Airbus’ overall backlog stood at 6,874 aircraft valued at US$1 trillion at list prices. In 2016, Airbus delivered its 10,000th aircraft.

 

“Airbus is boosting deliveries, harnessing digital advantages and extending our service portfolio globally,” said Fabrice Bregier, Airbus CEO.

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