TOULOUS: Airbus completed 49 deliveries during February from across its single-aisle and widebody product lines, including five A350-900s – bringing to 70 the total number of A350 XWB jetliners received by international customers as of the month’s end.
In addition to the A350-900s provided during February, Airbus delivered 39 A320 Family aircraft (of which 12 were the A320neo New Engine Option versions), along with four A330s and one A380.
The grand total of orders logged by Airbus since its creation stood at 17,074 as of 28 February, with a backlog of 6,792 jetliners to be delivered. This is equivalent to approximately 10 years of production.
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, it generated revenues of €64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.