Airbus has disclosed that it took 768 net orders last year and delivered a total of 863 aircraft, up on the previous year’s 800.

The deliveries included 112 A350s – of which 25 were the larger -1000 variant – plus 53 A330s and eight A380s.

It says the 173 long-haul aircraft deliveries amounted to its highest widebody output in a single year. The A330 deliveries included 41 re-engined A330neos.

Airbus handed over 642 A320-family jets including 551 of the various A320neo-family models.

It exceeded planned A220 deliveries, with 48 in total.

Airbus took gross orders for 1,131 aircraft, it states. The net figure of 768 is an increase on the previous 747.

It secured net orders for 99 A330neos, with conventional A330s ending the year in negative territory with a net deficit of 10.

Airbus also gained 32 net orders for A350s.

In the single-aisle sector the net orders included 654 for the A320 family and 63 for the A220.