Airbus received 54 aircraft orders in March, including its second for a VIP version of the A350 XWB, and delivered a record 48 aircraft, including the third A380 to Singapore Airlines. Last month's orders comprised 27 A320 family aircraft (including six Airbus Corporate Jetliners), 26 A330s and the A350. Deliveries comprised 39 A320 family aircraft, eight A330s/A340s and the A380. Previous delivery record was 46 in October 2006.

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