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Highlights from the Airbus 2017 Delivery Figures

Highlights from the Airbus 2017 Delivery Figures

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Airbus released its 2017 order and delivery figures on Monday, delivering a company-record 718 aircraft. Most of the aircraft delivered by Airbus in 2017 were from the A320 family, which includes the A319, A320, and A321. 181 of the A320 family aircraft were New engine option (neo) variants.

Total Deliveries

Airbus delivered 718 aircraft, including 558 A320 family aircraft, 67 A330s, 78 A350s, and 15 A380s.

2017 Airbus delivery figures

The 100th A350

Among the 78 A350s delivered in 2017 was the 100th customer A350 registered B-18908, which flew home with China Airlines.

The 100th A350 delivered

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A380s—Emirates gets is 100th

Emirates took delivery of 9 of the 15 A380s delivered in 2017, including its 100th A380, registered A6-EUV. Etihad, Qatar Airways, and Singapore Airlines took home 2 each. One of Singapore’s new A380s replaced the first commercial A380 put in service, which was returned to its lessor in November.

Emirates’ 100th A380

Delivery of the first A321neo

In April, Airbus delivered the first neo version of the A321 to Virgin America (now Alaska Airlines).

The first A321neo delivered

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Airbus delivers its 50th US-produced aircraft

To close out the year, Airbus delivered its 5oth US-produced aircraft, an A321 for Delta delivered on 15 December.

The 50th aircraft delivered from Airbus’ Mobile, AL final assembly plant. Image courtesy Airbus

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