A Boeing aircraft sits on the tarmac on the Boeing South Carolina Plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, March 25, 2018. Randall Hill | Reuters Boeing‘s plane gross sales outpaced cancellations for a fourth consecutive month in Might as prospects like Southwest Airways ordered extra planes. The producer final month logged 73 new orders, greater
A Boeing aircraft sits on the tarmac on the Boeing South Carolina Plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, March 25, 2018.
Randall Hill | Reuters
The producer final month logged 73 new orders, greater than 60 of them for its bestselling Max plane in addition to wide-body passenger and freighter plane final month, Boeing stated Tuesday. Prospects Aeromexico and Norwegian Air Shuttle canceled Max orders whereas an unidentified buyer axed orders for 5 787 Dreamliners.
Deliveries within the month totaled 17. Boeing once more halted deliveries of 787 planes final month because the Federal Aviation Administration evaluations the planemaker’s inspection strategies. Handovers of these planes to prospects, when Boeing normally collects nearly all of a aircraft’s value, had been paused for about 5 months till April due to manufacturing flaws.
“I do not suppose we’ll introduce as many modifications as we did on this final five-month pause,” Boeing’s CEO, Dave Calhoun, stated at Bernstein’s Strategic Selections Convention final week, concerning the most recent Dreamliner supply suspension. “So we do not remorse any of that, however … it could be unfair of us to shove it down the FAA’s throat. That would not be proper.”
Tensions between the FAA and Boeing over the 737 Max, which was grounded for 19 months after two deadly crashes, value earlier CEO Dennis Muilenburg his job in December 2019.
Boeing has 4,121 planes on backorder as of the top of Might, up from 4,045 a month earlier than.