Airbus considers its target to achieve “around 700” commercial aircraft deliveries in 2022 to now be “out of reach” but the final figure is not expected to fall materially short of the delivery target.
The company, which delivered 68 commercial aircraft in November, cited the “complex operating environment” as the reason for faiiling short of its delivery target, the company will adjust the speed of the A320 Family ramp-up to rate 65 for 2023 and 2024. Airbus maintains the objective of reaching rate 75 by the middle of the decade.
The full year 2022 commercial aircraft orders and deliveries will be disclosed, after audit, on Jan. 10. Full Year results will be disclosed on Feb. 16.
In November, Airbus registered 29 new orders and 14 cancellations bringing the backlog to 7,344 aircraft.
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