Boeing receives 668 commercial aircraft net orders in 2016
Boeing reported that in 2016 the company delivered 748 commercial aircraft. Boeing also booked 668 net orders, valued at $94.1 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 (USA), and start of 787-10 final assembly in North Charleston, South Carolina (USA).
The 737 families get the highest order numbers by 550 net orders in 2016, and the Dreamliner families follows by 58 net orders in the year.
For the fourth quarter of 2016, ended in December 2016, Boeing has delivered 185 commercial aircraft.