PARIS, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) kept its crown as the world’s largest commercial airplane supplier for the third year running in 2022 as deliveries rose 8% to 611 units, company data showed on Monday.
The European planemaker also sold 771 airplanes or a net total of 507 after adjusting for cancellations.
The numbers give Airbus an unassailable lead on revenue-generating deliveries – the industry’s main yardstick – after Boeing (BA.N) handed over 302 jets in the first 11 months.
Airbus said it had beaten its target of 600 deliveries, confirming a Reuters report on Jan. 3. read more
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Reporting by Tim Hepher; Editing by Susan Fenton
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