7-Sep-2010 10:11 AM

Airbus could exceed A380 delivery target this year

Airbus stated it expects to meet or exceed its 2010 delivery target of 20 A380s (AP, 06-Sep-2010). The manufacturer has delivered 13 A380s for the year to Aug-2010, including six in the past two months. Production is now “well-stabilised” at a rate of two per month. Aircraft for Korean Airlines and China Southern are in final assembly and will be placed with the airlines next year.