Boeing delivered some 69 737 planes in December and set a brand new annual report of 806 deliveries in 2018, surpassing its earlier report of 763 deliveries in 2017.
At the same time as Boeing delivered extra jets, the corporate once more grew its vital order guide with 893 internet orders, together with 203 airplane gross sales in December.
“Boeing raised the bar once more in 2018 due to our teammates’ unimaginable concentrate on assembly buyer commitments, and constantly bettering high quality and productiveness,” stated Boeing Business Airplanes president, Kevin McAllister.
“In a dynamic yr, our manufacturing self-discipline and our provider companions helped us construct and ship extra airplanes than ever earlier than to fulfill the sturdy demand for air journey throughout the globe.”
With a seven-year order backlog, Boeing elevated manufacturing of the favored 737 in the course of 2018 to 52 planes per 30 days.
Almost half of the yr’s 580 737 deliveries have been from the extra fuel-efficient and longer-range MAX household, together with the primary MAX 9 planes.
On the similar time, Boeing continued to construct the 787 Dreamliner on the highest manufacturing fee for a twin-aisle planes to help excessive demand for the super-efficient jet.
The Dreamliner program completed with 145 deliveries for the yr.
Deliveries of varied 777, 767 and 747-Eight fashions rounded out the entire of 806 planes for the yr.
On the orders entrance, Boeing achieved gross sales success throughout its airplane portfolio with 893 internet orders valued at $143.7 billion based on record costs.
Whereas rising the order backlog for practically each program, the corporate confirmed specific power within the twin-aisle class with 218 widebody orders final yr.