• Airbus sees deliveries slip by a third in 2020 | News

    Airbus delivered 566 commercial aircraft to 87 customers last year, down by a third from 2019. However, the manufacturer said the figure represented the “resilience” of its business model. The European giant also received a net of 268 plane orders, with 383 new requests and 115 cancellations. Airbus currently has a 7,184 aircraft delivery backlog. The Airbus A320 family made up the bulk of deliveries, with 446 planes rolling off production lines, while carriers also took 38 A320 models. A total of 19 A330s, 59 A350s and four A380s completed the numbers. In order to overcome international travel restrictions, the Airbus team developed an innovative e-delivery solution which represented more…