Airbus delivered 20 aircraft in January as the new year kicks off

Airbus A330neo at Farnborough (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
Airbus A330neo at Farnborough (Image: Max Thrust Digital)

Airbus figures for January show that the airframer delivered 20 aircraft to 15 customers in the first month of 2023.

Deliveries included 18 single-aisle airliners to customers including Air Lease Corporation (ALC) and Aviation Capital Group (ACG).

Two wide-body airliners were also delivered, an A330-900 for Virgin Atlantic and an A350-900 for Starlux Airlines, both leased through ALC.

Airbus A350-900 (Image: Nick Harding / Max Thrust Digital)
Airbus A350-900 (Image: Nick Harding / Max Thrust Digital)

In addition to the deliveries, there was also a positive start to the year for orders with a total of 36 aircraft being ordered in January.

Orders included 24 A320neo family aircraft and 12 A220-300 aircraft.

With many aircraft components, including the wings for all A3XX family airliners, being produced in the UK, the strong start is great news for the UK economy.

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Nick is the senior reporter and editor at UK Aviation News as well as working freelance elsewhere. He has his finger firmly on the pulse on Aviation, not only in the UK but worldwide. Nick has been asked to speak in a professional capacity on LBC, Heart and other broadcast networks.

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