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Airbus delivers 67 aircraft in June

European airframer Airbus has delivered 67 aircraft to 40 customers around the world bringing the number of deliveries in 2024 so far to 323. Single-aisle Airliners dominated the deliveries with 53 A320neo family aircraft and seven A220 family aircraft being delivered. Four A350s headed up wide-body deliveries to airlines including [read more]

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Airbus reduces delivery target to 770 airliners

Airbus has released updated guidance for 2024 showing it aims to deliver 770 airlines this year, down from the 800 originally planned. Although supply chain issues have forced the European aerospace giant to review its ramp up trajectories Airbus still aims to be producing 75 A320 family aircraft a month [read more]

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Airbus delivers 53 aircraft in May 2024

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 [read more]

EAS selects Airbus to design and build Vigil, a space weather monitoring satellite

ESA selects Airbus for space weather mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected Airbus to design and build a space weather forecasting satellite known as Vigil for what will ESA’s first mission in its Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Programme boosting space safety. Once in orbit, Vigil will provide vital early warning abut space weather, particularly solar [read more]

Airbus A350-900 (Image: Nick Harding / UK Aviation Media)
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Airbus delivers 61 aircraft in April to 33 customers

European aerospace giant Airbus delivered 61 airliners to 33 customers around the globe in April 2024 bringing year to date deliveries to 203. April saw primarily A320 family deliveries with 22 Airbus A320neo and 29 A321neo airliners being delivered to customers including easyJet, Wizz Air and British Airways. Other single-aisle [read more]

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IndiGo places order for 30 Airbus A350s

India’s largest airline, IndiGo has placed a firm order with Airbus for 30 Airbus A350 widebodies as it looks to expand its international long-haul network. The order comes ahead of an expected boom in international travel from India which is already the fastest growing aviation market in the world. IndiGo’s [read more]