The European manufacturer announced today the figures achieved last year.
Airbus closed 2017 with very good results, being the 15th consecutive year to achieve increasing numbers. The manufacturer delivered 718 passenger aircraft to 85 customers, which is 4% higher than the 2016 figure (of 688 aircraft delivered).
In terms of orders, Airbus received 1109 from 44 customers.
Below are the different deliveries of Airbus aircraft during 2017:
- 558 aircraft A320. Of which 181 were A320neo (166% more than in 2016).
- 67 aircraft A330.
- 78 aircraft A350-900 (60% more compared to 2016).
- 15 aircraft A380.
The past 2017 was a year where Airbus also increased its production. The factories of Hamburg, Tianjin, Alabama and Toulouse, where the aircraft of the A320 range are produced, the manufacturer increased production, estimating to reach the figure of 60 aircraft produced per month by mid 2019.
Meanwhile by the end of 2018, it will be manufacturing about 10 A350 XWB aircraft per month.