Airbus passes 10,000 plane mark

Airbus has delivered its 10,000th aircraft – an A350-900 for Singapore Airlines.

Featuring a special ’10,000th Airbus’ logo, the aircraft will be used to launch the airline’s non-stop service between Singapore and San Francisco.

Airbus delivered its first aircraft, an A300B2, to Air France on 10 May 1974.


Initially working exclusively in the widebody sector with the A300 and A310, the manufacturer moved into the single aisle market in the mid-1980s with the launch of the A320.

The latest delivery is the sixth for Singapore Airlines, out of a total order for 67.

Photos courtesy Airbus

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