Airbus delivered 27 A380 aircraft in 2015.
Airbus delivered 27 A380 aircraft in 2015.

Airbus has exceeded its targets for 2015, achieving a new record of 635 aircraft deliveries for 85 customers of which 10 are new, the company reports.

These deliveries comprise 491 A320 Family aircraft, 103 A330s, 27 A380s and 14 A350 XWBs. This means that Airbus’ aircraft deliveries in 2015 were up for the 13th year in a row, surpassing the previous year-end delivery record of 629 aircraft, set in 2014.

Airbus also achieved 1,036 net orders from 53 customers (of which eight are new), comprising 897 single-aisle aircraft and 139 widebodies. At 2015 year-end the overall backlog has reached 6,787 aircraft valued at US$996.3 billion at list prices.

‘In 2015 Airbus has also laid firm foundations for the future, increasing the capability and variety of the aircraft which we can offer to our customers,’ said Fabrice Brégier, Airbus president and CEO.

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