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Airbus secures 292 A320 Family aircraft orders from four Chinese airlines

Posted 1 July 2022

Airbus has confirmed the signature of orders with Air China, China Eastern, China Southern and Shenzhen Airlines for a total of 292 A320 Family aircraft, demonstrating the positive recovery momentum and healthy future outlook for the Chinese aviation market.

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Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International, said: “These new orders demonstrate the strong confidence in Airbus from our customers. It is also a solid endorsement from our airline customers in China of the performance, quality, fuel efficiency and sustainability of the world's leading family of single aisle aircraft.

“We commend the excellent work by George Xu and the entire Airbus China team as well as our customers’ teams for having brought to conclusion these long and extensive discussions that have taken place throughout the difficult COVID pandemic.”

By the end of May 2022, the in-service Airbus fleet with Chinese operators totalled over 2,070 aircraft and the A320neo Family had totalled more than 8,000 orders from over 130 customers. Since its Entry into Service six years ago, Airbus has delivered over 2,200 A320neo Family aircraft.

 

 

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