Landmark month: Airbus logs new orders for 415 jets in October
October was a landmark month for Airbus with regards to home based business, with orders logged for 415 new commercial jetliners. This consists of among the company’s largest-ever transactions with an individual airline operator, and overall bookings that strengthened the extra-long-range A321XLR&rsquo significantly;s market positioning – as the 77 deliveries brought the full total amount of A320neo/A321neo jetliners sent to customers/operators above the 1,000 mark.
october orders was Indian carrier IndiGo&rsquo
Leading;s for 300 additional A320neo Family aircraft, taking its overall order for the sort to 730.
in October for the increasingly-popular A321XLR included 30 for Malaysia&rsquo
Other bookings;s AirAsia X, 20 for Hungarian-based Wizz Air, 12 for JetSMART of Chile, and two for an unidentified customer. Another unidentified customer ordered 13 A321XLRs in a transaction that included 12 A330-900 highly efficient wide-bodies also.
through the month was China Airlines&rsquo
Completing the A320 Family orders; contract for 11 A321neos; seven A320neos for Taiwan’s Tigerair; and an agreement by the U.S. based lessor Aviation Capital Group for three A320neos. Overall, the A320neo Family reached a fresh milestone of over 7,000 orders from 113 customers with a backlog greater than 6,000.
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New transactions were also booked; single-aisle products: the A220. France’s Réunion Island-based airline, Air Austral, signed a company order for three A220s, becoming the initial A220 customer in the Indian Ocean region; while Air Tanzania, the A220’s initial African-based operator, extended its fleet of A220-300s with two additional aircraft.
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The 77 deliveries through the month were designed to 45 customers and led by the A320 Family with 59 deliveries (56 NEOs and three CEOs). Because the A320neo Family entry into service in 2016, October marked Airbus’ 1,000th A320neo Family delivery, an aircraft that was received by IndiGo.
in October were the initial A321neo for Taiwan&rsquo
Among another notable deliveries;s STARLUX Airlines (through lessor GECAS).
the October deliveries were four A220s
Completing, alongside 14 Airbus wide-body aircraft: eight A350-900s and six A330s (four NEOs and two CEOs).
During the initial 10 months of 2019, Airbus made 648 deliveries overall to 92 customers, weighed against 584 aircraft on the same amount of 2018 – equal to 64 more deliveries.
Taking the most recent orders and deliveries into consideration, Airbus’ october stood at 7 aircraft backlog by 31,471 aircraft including 6,107 A320 Family, 436 A220 Family, 593 A350 XWBs, 284 A330s and 51 A380s.