Airbus jet deliveries rose 52% to 297 airplanes in first half of 2021

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PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus delivered 297 airplanes in the first half of the year after a surge of handover activity in June, the European planemaker said on Thursday. Deliveries, which have been recovering from a pandemic-related slump, rose 52% in the first six months from 196 at the mid-way point of 2020, and compare with a total of 389 in the first half of 2019 before the health crisis crippled air travel.

The world's largest planemaker ahead of U.S. rival Boeing also said it had won 165 gross orders in the first half, dropping.....

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