Boeing and Airbus

Airbus delivers more than twice as many aircraft as Boeing in March

The European manufacturer had 63 jets delivered compared to just 29 from the US rival. In the first quarter, Airbus reached 142 deliveries compared to Boeing’s 83

Airbus and Boeing announced on April 9 commercial aircraft deliveries in March and the European manufacturer managed to send more than twice as many planes to customers as its US rival.

There were 63 commercial jets compared to 29 from Boeing, which is under great scrutiny from US authorities. In the first quarter, Airbus surpassed Boeing by 142 against 83 jets.

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Airbus grows 12% in the year

By March, Airbus had delivered 15 more aircraft than in the 1st quarter of 2023. The A320neo family had 10 more deliveries than last year while the A220 and A350 jets had two more planes delivered – the A330 rose by just one aircraft .

In March, 28 A321neo, 23 A320neo, three A330-900, three A350-900, three A220-300, two A350-1000 and one A220-100 were delivered.

Airbus deliveries between January and March 2024 (ADN)

Airbus’ guidance foresees delivering up to 800 aircraft in 2024, meaning there are 658 commercial jets left to reach the target.

Boeing falls 36% compared to 2023

Facing an unprecedented crisis, Boeing had 29 deliveries in March, including 24 737 MAX, three 787-9 and two 787-10. The planemaker was unable to complete any 777Fs in the first quarter.

Between January and March, there were 83 aircraft, 47 less than in the 1st quarter of 2023. Deliveries of the 737 MAX, an aircraft affected by failures on the assembly line, fell from 111 to just 66 units.

Boeing deliveries between January and March 2024 (ADN)

Only the widebody 787 Dreamliner is on the rise with 13 aircraft delivered so far compared to nine last year.

Among single-aisle jets with more than 150 seats, Airbus had 116 deliveries compared to Boeing’s 66 deliveries.


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