Orders & deliveries
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The month in review: December 2016
Airbus wrapped up 2016 by logging net orders for 321 jetliners in December and making 111 deliveries to international customers during the month – bringing the year’s totals to an overall net order intake of 731 aircraft and a record 688 deliveries.
The net orders registered during 2016 represented a book-to-bill ratio of more than 1 – an achievement that further strengthened the company’s solid backlog, which stood at 6,874 aircraft to be delivered as of 31 December.
Orders logged in December raised total bookings for Airbus’ A320neo (New Engine Option) single-aisle jetliner above the 5,000-order mark, received from more than 90 customers worldwide.
Taking December’s new business into account, Airbus surpassed the 17,000 milestone for all jetliner orders since its creation (reaching 17,082 at year-end) of which 13,066 are for the best-selling A320 Family.
In exeeding the 100-delivery mark during the month of December 2016, Airbus provided customers with aircraft from across its in-production product lines, involving 25 A320neo jetliners, 21 A320s and 20 A321s in the Current Engine Option versions, 15 A350-900s, nine A330-300s, four A330-200s and seven A380s.
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Review the worldwide Airbus commercial results using the table below.
In addition to orders, deliveries and aircraft in operations, this table shows Airbus' backlog, which is the number of jetliners on firm order that remain to be delivered.
For a full listing, utilise the link underneath the summary table to download the latest Excel file – which is updated monthly and lists all firm commercial aircraft transactions, including the family of Airbus executive and private aviation jetliners.