Airbus delivers 53 aircraft in May 2024

Airbus A321XLR Complete
Airbus A321XLR Complete

European aerospace giant Airbus delivered 53 aircraft to 34 customers in May 2024 maintaining its strong delivery record for the year.

Wide-body deliveries included four Airbus A350s (3x -900 1x -1000) to customers including Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic and Air France. Two A330-900s were also delivered to ITA Airways and LATAM Group.

The single-aisle deliveries included six A220s (1x -100 and 5x -300) to airlines including Delta Airlines and Breeze. 41 A320neo family aircraft were also delivered including 19 A320s and 22 A321s to customers that included easyJet, Wizz Air and Delta Airlines.

Gross orders for the same period totalled 27 including 20 A330-900s for an as yet undisclosed customer and seven A321neos for Nordic Air Capital.

The May deliveries bring the total number of aircraft delivered by Airbus in 2024 to 256 across 58 customers.

Airbus’ latest offering, the A321XLR (Extra Long Range) is in its final stages of certification and is expected to make its flying debut at the Farnborough International Airshow later this year.

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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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