Airbus is raising its expectations on A380 orders this year to 20 aircraft.

Chief operating officer for customers John Leahy increased the airframer's outlook at a briefing at Airbus' UK plant at Broughton today.

He says Airbus is raising its end-of-year forecast from 10 to 20 jets.

Airbus has total orders for 202 of the type.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news