Boeing reported having delivered 35 aircraft in September 2021, bringing the total deliveries for the third quarter at 85 aircraft.
During the month, 26 Boeing 737 MAX single-aisle airliners were delivered, as the manufacturer continues to reintroduce the aircraft into the market.
In the meantime, Boeing also received 27 orders including 16 737 MAX and six 777F freighters. It is the eighth month in a row that Boeing receives more orders than it delivers aircraft, hinting at newfound momentum from the aviation industry after the pandemic period.
Deliveries of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner remain suspended. As a reminder, the manufacturer put deliveries on hold after the aircraft was affected by recurring production issues since 2020.
“We are […] continuing to complete comprehensive inspections across the 787 production system and within the supply chain, while holding detailed, transparent discussions with the FAA, suppliers and our customers,” Boeing commented. “Production resources remain focused on inspections and rework and the 787 production rate remains lower than five airplanes per month.”
In early September 2021, the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rebuked a proposal from Boeing to resume the inspection of Dreamliners.