Boeing working its way out of crisis, jet orders increase


United States (U.S.) aircraft maker, Boeing, delivered significantly more passenger and cargo jets in 2022 compared to the previous year.

This followed what have been known to be a few difficult years.

The company, on Tuesday, said it delivered 152 commercial aeroplanes in the fourth quarter of 2022 compared to 99 commercial aeroplanes delivered in the same period a year earlier.

In 2022 as a whole, Boeing delivered a total of 480 commercial aircraft, a 41 per cent increase compared to the year before.

Boeing would provide detailed fourth quarter financial results on January 25, the company said in a statement.

In a separate release, the Virginia-based company reported 774 commercial orders in 2022 after cancellations and conversions, including 561 orders for the 737 families and 213 orders for the company’s twin-aisle aeroplanes.

As of December 31, 2022, the Commercial Airplanes backlog was 4,578 jets.


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