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Airbus celebrates record year for deliveries

Published 18/01/2011

Plane-maker Airbus delivered a record number of aircraft last year, it has been announced.

The company, whose planes' wings are made in the UK, delivered 51 commercial aircraft in 21 compared with 498 in 29. More than 9 customers received Airbus planes last year and deliveries included 18 Airbus A38 superjumbos. Airbus also announced that its net sales in 21 totalled 574 commercial aircraft worth around £46.6bn.

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