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Airbus Deliveries Speed Up as Planemaker Plots Pandemic Exit

  • Jetliner handovers accelerated to reach 50 a month in May
  • Company won four net orders as Lufthansa swelled A350 backlog
Guillaume Faury

Guillaume Faury

Photographer: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg
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Airbus SE inched closer to a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic after increasing the number of jetliner deliveries to 50 last month.

The European planemaker accelerated production with five more planes handed over than in April, according to a statement that confirmed an earlier Bloomberg report.