Airbus Delivers 500 New Aircraft
Saturday, September 12, 2009
European aircraft manufactuer Airbus is just beating American Boeing Aircraft in deliveries for the first half of 2009. Airbus has delivered 254 new aircraft, and Boeing delivered 246. Airbus made 43 deliveries in May alone and 49 in June. Airlines receiving new aircraft from Airbus included China Southern (5 aircraft), easyJet (6 aircraft), Singapore Airlines (3 aircraft), Aeroflot and US Airways (4 aircraft each).
Other airlines receiving a new Airbus in the past few months were Air Caraibes, Bangkok Airways, Chongqing Airlines, Iberworld, SATA, Sichuan Airlines, Zest Air and Wataniya Airlines.
During May and June Boeing delivered 86 new aircraft to Ryanair (13 aircraft), bringing the airline's 2009 to-date total to 40 new aircraft. Southwest Airlines (4 aircraft), Air France (3 aircraft) and American Airlines (3 aircraft) also received deliveries in May and June, as well as flyDubai, Hainan Airlines, Sky Airlines and Xiamen Airlines.
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