Airbus: 119 orders and 71 planes delivered in October

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Airbus announced Tuesday that its commercial aircraft deliveries increased by 18% in October compared to September to reach 71 while it obtained 119 orders.

These deliveries bring the annual total to 559 planes for 81 customers. As a reminder, the objective of the European aircraft manufacturer is to deliver 720 planes This year. A total of ten wide-body aircraft were delivered – eight A350s And two A330s. Air India received two A350-900s, Iberia, Starlux, China Eastern Airlines, Air France, Asiana Airlines and Sichuan Airlines all received one each. One of the A330-900s went to Air Lease Corporation, with the other delivered to Delta Air Lines.

As for narrow-body aircraft, Airbus has delivered a total of 61 in October 2023. New A220 have been delivered to airlines including Breeze Airways (2), Delta Air Lines (1) and Air France (1). On the 23 A320neo delivered, four were intended for the Saudi company Flynas and two for the American ultra-low cost company Spirit Airlines. Korean Air has taken delivery of two A321neos, with other airlines including Vietjet Air (1), Air New Zealand (1) and Gulf Air (1) being the other recipients.

In October 2023, Airbus took orders for a total of 119 planes. The largest of these orders came fromUnited Airlineswho placed an order for 60 A321neo. Cathay Pacific also completed a significant purchase of eight A320neos and 24 A321neos. Papua New Guinea’s national airline, Air Niugini, has ordered six A220s. To round out the numbers, three undisclosed customers have also placed orders for eight A220s, three A321neos and ten A350-900s.

The 71 aircraft delivered by Airbus in October 2023 represent a sharp increase compared to the previous month, when 55 deliveries were made. The manufacturer’s order books have also been significantly strengthened, compared to just 23 aircraft orders in September 2023. In 2023, Airbus said it received orders for 1,399 aircraft, for a net total of 1,334 after cancellation. of orders.

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