Airbus delivered 500 aircraft over the first eight months of 2019, as of 31 August.
Taking the January-to-August delivery activity into account, Airbus provided 66 more aircraft than during the same eight-month period in 2018.
The airframer handed over 42 aircraft during August, includes 31 single-aisle aircraft: three A220s and 28 A320 Family jetliners (composed of 19 NEO versions and nine in the CEO configurations); along with 11 wide-body aircraft (six A330s in NEO versions, and five A350 XWBs in the A350-900 and A350-1000 configurations).
Taking the latest orders and deliveries into account, Airbus’ backlog of jetliners remaining to be delivered as of 31 August stood at 7,172 aircraft. The single-aisle total was composed of 5,810 A320 Family jetliners and 428 A220s; while the wide-body tally involved 613 A350 XWBs, 270 A330s and 51 A380s.