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.