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Airbus sets monthly delivery record in March - picks up firm orders for 54 aircraft news
09 April 2008

Toulouse, France: Airbus received firm orders for 54 aircraft in March, including its second for a VIP version of the A350 XWB. The Toulouse-based manufacturer also delivered a record 48 aircraft, including the third A380 super jumbo to Singapore Airlines, the aircraft's launch customer.

The orders for March comprised 27 A320 family aircraft, including six Airbus Corporate Jetliners, 26 A330s and the VIP-version A350.

It delivered 39 A320 family aircraft, eight A330s/A340s and the super jumbo A380. The performance was better than the previous delivery record of 46 aircraft in October 2006.


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Airbus sets monthly delivery record in March - picks up firm orders for 54 aircraft