Net orders for the Airbus jets in the first quarter of 2018 has reached 45 aircraft, its the highest since 2015. However the deliveries were down to 121 aircraft, from its last year’s level of 136.
Airbus booked orders for six A320neo jetliners for an unidentified customer, and two A321ceo aircraft for Vietnam’s VietJetAir for the month of March 2018, while delivering 56 aircraft in the month.
Airbus delivered 14 A320neo jets five A350-900s, five A330s and an A380 to 31 customers in March.
Based on the month’s orders and deliveries activity, Airbus’ overall backlog of jetliners remaining to be delivered as of March 31 totalled 7,189 aircraft, composed of 6,083 from the A320 Family, along with 695 A350s, 303 A330s and 108 A380s.