Airbus as of today has net market share of 55% compared to Boeing 45%, and how Airbus A350 beats the 777X
Airbus compares the A350-1000 to the Boeing 777X
The day started off with some market share statistics. As of today, the 2013 net market share leans towards airbus 55% to Boeing’s 45%. Over the past 11 out of 15 years, Airbus has been the leader in net orders. Currently, total backlogs stand at 5,330 for Airbus, and 4,787 for Boeing.
The A350 program presently has 756 firm orders with 38 customers. Airbus predicts that over the next 20 years ending in 2032, there will be a need for 6,800 twin-aisle aircraft, including the A330 and A350 XWB. Airbus has also seen a major shift between 2007 and 2013 from airlines preferring 250 seat aircraft to 300 seat aircraft; moving to the A350, A330, and 787.
Airbus has a saying when it comes to the A350 XWB,Keep it simple.” Airbus has not overcomplicated their systems where it is not necessary, and they are not afraid to look directly at the competition when saying that. Specifically mentioned was the upcoming Boeing 777X series, and how Airbus believes Boeing is playing catch-up to the A350. “The success of the -900 forced Boeing to launch the 787-10,” t the troubles with the 787 has led to increased interest in the A350.
thanks Airbus for providing jobs in north America OTTAWA , Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Today at a special ceremony in Summerside, Prince Edward Island (PEI), Airbus Military and Vector Aerospace Engine Services - Atlantic (ES-A) announced a partnership that will help secure aerospace jobs in Prince Edward Island . ES-A will provide engine maintenance for Airbus Military's C295 as part of its bid to replace Canada's fixed-wing search and rescue (FWSAR) aircraft. If Airbus is successful, this will be worth almost $150 million over the 20-year life of the contract.