Boeing tops own record in 2015 for number of planes delivered

SEATTLE — Boeing delivered 762 commercial airplanes in 2015, 39 more than the previous year and the most ever for the company as it enters its centennial year.

“The Boeing team has worked hard to achieve strong performance,” said President and CEO Ray Conner. “Our team did a fantastic job achieving higher deliveries and getting our products to our customers as quickly and efficiently as possible. This will continue to be our focus.”

In 2015, the company recorded 768 net orders, valued at $112.4 billion at current list prices. At year end, it held 5,795 unfilled orders from customers worldwide.

“We had a solid year of orders in 2015, maintaining a strong, balanced backlog that will help ensure a steady stream of deliveries for years to come,” Conner said.

Worldwide demand for air travel has continued to be robust, said Randy Tinseth, vice president, marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

“Global passenger traffic in most key regions is increasing,” Tinseth said. “Our customers continue to perform well in the marketplace and we’ll continue to support them with the industry’s best products and services.”

Source: PR Newswire

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