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Banner year at Airbus.

Airbus, meanwhile, delivered 229 aircraft worth $13.4 billion last year, up 26% over 1997 deliveries that totaled 182 worth $11.6 billion. Air bus received firm orders for 556 aircraft worth $39 billion, up from 460 jets worth $29.6 billion in 1997. It said it had an additional 174 "announced commitments," raising the total to 730.


                   Airbus 1998 orders and deliveries [*]

              Firm
Model        orders Deliveries
A319/320/321  437      168
A300/310       32       14
A330/340       87       47
Total         556      229


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