Airbus Delivered Almost 560 Planes In 2020 Written 4 January 2021


An A220-300 with the Airbus livery | Steve Lynes; Wikipedia; CC BY 2.0

Bloomberg reported that Airbus “was close to delivering 560 planes to customers as of Dec. 31, approaching the top end of its internal target in a year marred by the pandemic-induced collapse of air travel, according to people familiar with the matter.” The total is “short of the record 863 aircraft that Airbus handed over to customers in 2019, but it still would be considered a success given the widespread groundings of fleets as Covid-19 wiped out demand for travel.” The final audited tally will be released next week, according to people familiar with the matter.
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