Airbus must ship 161 planes within the ultimate two months of the yr to achieve its full-year supply goal, firm information confirmed on Tuesday, barely under the efficiency seen within the closing phases of final yr.
In a month-to-month bulletin, the plane producer confirmed that it delivered 71 plane in October, an 18% enhance over the identical month final yr, bringing the full variety of plane within the first ten months to 559 plane, as Reuters reported earlier.
Within the final two months of 2022, Airbus delivered 166 plane.
Airbus stated orders to date this yr had reached 1,399 plane, or a complete of 1,334 items, after cancellations.
Airbus stories nine-month outcomes on Wednesday.
The corporate is just not anticipated to vary its full-year supply goal of 720 planes regardless of stress on Pratt & Whitney engine provides, Companions analyst Sash Tusa wrote in a word.
Final yr, Airbus lowered and ultimately deserted its supply goal attributable to provide constraints and began 2023 weakly, earlier than deliveries accelerated in the course of the summer season.
On Monday, leasing firm Air Lease questioned whether or not Airbus or Boeing would meet their supply targets — in Airbus’s case, over considerations about changing scarce engines to assist airways hold current planes flying.
Airbus stated its precedence is to assist its manufacturing.
First printed: 08 November 2023 | 12:08 am he
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