A positive kick-off for Airbus in 2016

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Friday February 19, 2016 12:59
Bangkok--19 Feb--TQPR

Airbus got off to a good start in 2016, in particular for its best-selling wide body family with 16 aircraft orders bookedin January, comprising 14 all new A330-900neo's from an undisclosed customer and two A320ceo's from fastgrowing Hong Kong based lessor, CALC (China Aircraft Leasing Company).

The main highlight of Airbus' deliveries in January 2016 was the very first A320neo that went to Lufthansa,the launch customer of the world's best-selling and most fuel efficient single-aisle aircraft. Including the firstA320neo, Airbus handed over a total of 22 aircraft in January to 18 customers, comprising 17 A320 Family, 4 A330sand one A380.

As a result of the fulfilment of conditions precedent occurring in January 2016, Airbus can now include an additionalnet 44 aircraft within the Year End 2015 Order Book, leading to an adjustment of the 2015 Full Yearcommercial results announced in early January. This increases Airbus' 2015 total gross orders to 1,190 (valuedat 159.9 billion US$) and total net orders to 1,080 (valued at 141.6 billion US$). Airbus 2015 end of year backlogstands at 6,831 valued at 1,000.9 billion US dollars at 2015 list prices.

Headquartered in Toulouse, France, Airbus is the leading commercial aircraft manufacturer with the mostmodern, comprehensive and efficient family of airliners, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 500 seats.Employing some 55,000 people, Airbus champions innovative technologies and has sold over 16,300 aircraft toaround 400 customers worldwide. Airbus has design and manufacturing facilities in France, Germany, the UK, andSpain, as well as subsidiaries in the US, China, Japan, India and in the Middle East. In addition, it provides thehighest standard of customer support and training through an expanding international network.

For further information and updated 2015 full year commercial results: www.airbus.com/presscentre

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