9-Aug-2010 9:31 AM

Airbus records 155 new orders in Jul-2010; delivers 48 aircraft. DAE cancels 15% of Airbus orders

Airbus recorded 155 new firm orders in Jul-2010, many of which were announced at the 2010 Farnborough Airshow, while 48 aircraft were delivered during the month to customers. This comprised 37 A320 family aircraft (five A319s, 25 A320s and seven A321s), seven A330s (five A330-200s and two A330-300s), and one A340-600. In addition, three A380s were delivered in July to Emirates, Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines. [more]

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise cancelled a USD3 billion order with Airbus, reducing its order for 100 Airbus aircraft by 25% (in volume), involving 18 A320s and seven A350-900s (Gulf News/Bloomberg/Reuters, 07-Aug-2010). DAE has now cancelled a total of 50 aircraft with Airbus and Boeing, valued at more than USD8 billion. The company, last week, cancelled orders for 15 B787s and 10 B777s.  Airbus has now had 41 order cancellations in 2010. AirOne also cancelled two aircraft in Jul-2010, bringing Airbus cancellations for Jul-2010 to 27.

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