Private jet deliveries by year from 2015 to 2020, by OEM, and private jet model from Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Cirrus, Dassault, Embraer, Gulfstream, Honda, Pilatus, and Textron

When it comes to private jets, COVID-19 impacted 2020 saw delivery of new aircraft drop to 644, the lowest count since 2004. It followed 809 new business jet deliveries in 2019, the best since 874 units in 2009, and 1,317 in 2008.

In terms of new private jets, for 2020 Textron Aviation (131) lead the way followed by Gulfstream Aerospace (127), Bombardier Business Aircraft (114), Embraer Business Jets (86), Cirrus Aircraft (73), Pilatus (41), Dassault Aviation FalconJet (34), Honda Aircraft Company (31), Airbus Corporate Jets (5), and Boeing Business Jets (1).

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According to data from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, the Cirrus SF50 VisionJet with 73 units was the most delivered private jet in 2020. Its first delivery was only in 2016.

New Private Jet Deliveries Worldwide (2015-2020)

Make and Model202020192018201720162015
Total Business Jets644809703677666718
Airbus Corporate Jets  20202019 2018 2017 2016 2015 
ACJ318000001
ACJ319000001
ACJ319neo020000
ACJ320ceo340000
ACJ320001001
ACJ321000000
ACJ330000011
ACJ350XWB 200000
Total Units
561014
Boeing Business Jets   20202019 2018 2017 2016 2015 
BBJ BBJ 2 /3002016
BBJ MAX 7000000
BBJ MAX 8102000
BBJ MAX 9000000
B737-800000120
B747-8000100
BBJ 777-300ER002311
BBJ 787-8002202
BBJ 787-9 020102
Total Units
1268411
Bombardier 20202019 2018 2017 2016 2015 
Learjet 70 / 75 / 75 Liberty111212142432
Challenger 350 / 650447683778793
Challenger 850 / 870 /8900002073
Global 5000 / 5500 / 6000 / 6500 / 7500 59544245511
Total Units114
142137138162199
Cirrus Aircraft 20202019 2018 2017 2016 2015 
SF50 7381632230
Total Units
7381632230
Dassault Aviation 20202019 2018 2017 2016 2015 
2000S / 2000LXS / 900LX / 7X / 8X 344041494955
Total Units
344041494955
Embraer2020  20192018 2017  20162015 
Phenom 100 / 100E61111181012
Phenom 300105153546370
Phenom 300E4000000
Legacy 4500151414123
Legacy 5001119152120
Praetor 5001030000
Praetor 60018130000
Legacy 600 / 6501547912
Lineage 1000 / E190 Head of State000123
Shuttles (ERJs and E-Jets) 000000
Total Units
8610991109117120
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Gulfstream 280223329302734
Gulfstream 450 / 500 / 550 / 600 / 650 / 650ER 105114929094120
Total Units 127
147121120121154
Honda Aircraft Company   20202019  2018 201720162015 
HA-420 HondaJet 31363743232
Total Units31
363743232
Pilatus   2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
PC-24 414018000
Total Units
414018000
Textron Aviation 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
CE-510 Citation Mustang0007108
CE-525 Citation M2243434393841
CE-525B Citation CJ3+213737262523
CE-525C Citation CJ4233329232933
CE-560 Citation XLS+132221181921
CE-680 Citation Sovereign+68691118
CE-680A Citation Latitude265857544216
CE-700 Citation Longitude18130000
CE-750 Citation X+ 114446
Total Units131206188180178166
Source: General Aviation Manufacturers Association

In total, business jets delivered in 2019 had a value of $21.1 billion, just slightly below the $21.9 billion level in 2008. In other words, while units are still well below their Great Recession peak, the value has recovered. Yet, it’s understandable why some in the industry refer to the period as business aviation’s lost decade.

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