Alabama Plant Helps Airbus Jet Deliveries Hit Record

| January 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

By Siddharth Philip

Airbus SE delivered a record 863 planes last year, edging beyond its target of about 860 after overcoming production snarls with its best-selling A320 family, the chief rival to Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max.

Bigger versions of Airbus’s largest A321neo narrow-body also drove net orders 2.8% higher to 768 aircraft, it said Friday, as airlines snapped them up to replace costlier twin-aisle planes on mid-distance routes or to cram in extra seats on shorter legs. During the year, customers canceled orders for 363 planes.

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