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Milestones for Airbus in April

written by australianaviation.com.au | May 9, 2013
An order for 82 aircraft from Turkish Airlines made April a successful month for Airbus. (Airbus)

April marked a number of milestones for Airbus’s order and delivery activities, bringing it to a new industry record backlog of 4,973 aircraft that corresponds to more than seven years of production.

During the month new orders for 83 aircraft were received – led by the largest ever Turkish Airlines order, comprising 57 A320neo-family (53 A321 and four variants) along with 25 A321 current model aircraft. The order brings total commitments for A320neo-family aircraft to 2,125 from 40 customers.

Airbus delivered 45 A320-family aircraft and 13 A330s in April. The company said nearly 20 per cent of aircraft deliveries in April were for Chinese carriers – six A321s, four A320s, one A319 and an A330.

Airbus also delivered an ACJ319 corporate jet, bringing orders for Airbus aircraft during the first four months of 2013 to 493.

Milestones for Airbus in April

written by australianaviation.com.au | May 9, 2013
An order for 82 aircraft from Turkish Airlines made April a successful month for Airbus. (Airbus)

April marked a number of milestones for Airbus’s order and delivery activities, bringing it to a new industry record backlog of 4,973 aircraft that corresponds to more than seven years of production.

During the month new orders for 83 aircraft were received – led by the largest ever Turkish Airlines order, comprising 57 A320neo-family (53 A321 and four variants) along with 25 A321 current model aircraft. The order brings total commitments for A320neo-family aircraft to 2,125 from 40 customers.

Airbus delivered 45 A320-family aircraft and 13 A330s in April. The company said nearly 20 per cent of aircraft deliveries in April were for Chinese carriers – six A321s, four A320s, one A319 and an A330.

Airbus also delivered an ACJ319 corporate jet, bringing orders for Airbus aircraft during the first four months of 2013 to 493.

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