Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered 762 commercial airplanes in 2015, 39 more than the previous year and most ever for the company as it enters its centennial year, the company said.
In 2015, Boeing recorded 768 net orders, valued at USD 112.4 billion at current list prices. At year end, Boeing held 5,795 unfilled orders from customers worldwide.
Worldwide demand for air travel has continued to be robust, said Randy Tinseth, Vice President, Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
In addition to the orders and deliveries, the company marked a number of other milestones in 2015:
Five customers received their first 787 Dreamliners, including Royal Air Maroc, Scoot, American Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Vietnam Airlines;
The 747 team delivered the 100th 747-8, the 767 program received its largest single order ever from FedEx and the 777 program announced a 2 percent fuel improvement package;
The newly expanded Seattle Delivery Center opened its doors to pave the way for increased 737 production;
The first 737 MAX rolled out of the factory in December;
The 787-10 team completed detailed design of the newest member of the 787 family, while the 777X reached firm configuration, allowing the team to begin detailed design of parts, assemblies and other systems for the airplane.