(11 Jan 2021)
In 2020, Airbus recorded a total of 383 new
orders, 268 net orders, showing continued customer endorsements in
all market segments.
The A220 won 64 new orders whilst the A320 Family won 296 new
orders including 37 A321XLR.
In the widebody segment, Airbus won
23 new orders including two A330s and 21 A350s.
cancellations by the end of 2020, Airbus’ backlog stood at 7,184 aircraft.
Despite numerous operating challenges in 2020,
Airbus delivered 566
commercial aircraft to 87 customers during the year.
Airbus’ innovative e-delivery
solution represented more than 25% of the 2020 deliveries,
allowing customers to receive their aircraft while minimising the
need for their teams to travel.
“Working hand-in-hand with our customers allowed
us to navigate a difficult year. The Airbus teams, customers and
suppliers truly pulled together in the face of adversity to
deliver this result. We also thank our partners and governments
for their strong support to the sector,” said Guillaume Faury,
Airbus Chief Executive Officer. “Based on our 2020 deliveries we
are cautiously optimistic as we look into 2021, although
challenges and uncertainties remain high in the short term.”
In 2020, Airbus deliveries comprised:
Airbus is expected to report its FY2020 financial
results on 18 February 2021.