Boeing delivered 806 commercial aircraft to customers in 2018

Boeing 737-8The American aircraft manufacturing corporation Boeing delivered 806 commercial aircraft to customers in 2018. Thus, Boeing increased deliveries of aircraft in 2018 by 5.6% compared with the previous year. The company emphasizes that this figure is a record. In 2017, the company delivered 763 aircraft, which was also a record.

In particular, the company supplied 580 Boeing 737 aircraft, 6 Boeing 747 liners, 27 Model 767 aircraft (including 10 aircraft for the US Air Force under the KC-46 tanker program), 48 Boeing 777 aircraft and 145 Boeing 787 aircraft.

In October, Boeing had forecast annual plane deliveries of between 810 and 815, slightly missing the projection.

In addition, last year Boeing concluded firm orders for 893 aircraft worth 143.7 billion USD at catalog prices.

As for military and space programs, the manufacturer delivered to the customers 96 aircraft and 2 satellites in 2018.

Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers; it is the fifth-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2017 revenue and is the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value. Boeing stock is included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.