Boeing reports 748 airplane deliveries, 668 net orders

Chicago, Illinois-based Boeing (NYSE: BA) recorded strong commercial delivery numbers in 2016 and achieved several airplane program milestones, the company said.

The company delivered 748 commercial airplanes.

Boeing booked 668 net orders, valued at USD94.1 billion at list prices. The backlog at the end of the year stood at 5,715 unfilled commercial orders.

Airplane development programs continued to make progress in 2016. Key milestones for the year included the first flight of the 737 MAX, the opening of the 777X Composite Wing Center in Everett, Washington, and start of 787-10 final assembly in North Charleston, South Carolina.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Military Aircraft, Network & Space Systems, Global Services & Support, and Boeing Capital.