Chicago - In February 2018, Boeing registered 30 orders and delivered 49 aircraft. For the first two months of the year, the American aircraft manufacturer lagged behind
Airbus in terms of net orders but ahead of it regarding the number of deliveries.
Last month, Boeing recorded fourteen 747-8F and four 767-300F booked by UPS cargo carrier. The TUI group also ordered two additional 737 MAX, while unidentified customers acquired seven 737 MAX and three 777F.
In the first two months of the year, Boeing recorded a total of 58 orders. After 24 cancellations and conversions, the figure stands at 34 net orders.
Last month Boeing delivered 35, 737 (including six MAX), 2, 767-300F, 1, 777-300ER, and 11, 787-9.
The main beneficiaries of these deliveries were Ryanair (seven 737-800), Air Canada (two 737 MAX 8 plus two 787-9), Southwest Airlines (four 737-800), UPS (two 767-300F), Korean Air (one 777-300ER), Transavia (one 737-800), TUI Group (one 737 MAX), and Norwegian (one 787-9).
These figures bring Boeing to 93 aircraft delivered since the beginning of the year, divided into sixty-six 737, one 747, three 767, four 777 and nineteen 787.
With 34 net orders and 93 deliveries at the end of February, Boeing lagged behind Airbus Airbus in terms of net orders but ahead of it regarding the number of deliveries.
The European aircraft manufacturer recorded 43 net orders
and 65 deliveries in the first two months of 2018.