Airbus Delivers 566 Jets In 2020 Written 11 January 2021


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Reuters reported that Airbus posted deliveries of 566 jets in 2020, making it the world’s largest planemaker. Deliveries “fell by 34% from a record posted a year earlier, when travel demand was riding high on the increasing mobility of consumers in fast-growing markets across Asia.” However, the total exceeds “estimates earlier in the year when the coronavirus crisis led to a lockdown of major travel markets.” Airbus “deliveries rose sharply in the second half of the year compared with the first months of the crisis as Airbus made a push for delivery agreements with many airlines, in some cases allowing for temporary storage, according to industry sources.”
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