A Boeing 737 MAX airplane lands after a check flight at Boeing Area in Seattle, Washington, June 29, 2020.
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Boeing mentioned Tuesday it delivered 35 planes in Could, on par with the earlier month because it grappled with provide chain points affecting its bestselling 737 Max jetliner.
The producer booked gross orders for 23 plane final month, nearly all of them wide-body planes, whose gross sales have lagged narrow-body plane orders. These included seven 787-9 Dreamliners for Lufthansa. In April, Boeing booked gross orders for 46 planes.
“We’ve got set to work our means by way of these provide constraints,” Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun mentioned at a Bernstein investor convention earlier this month. He mentioned the corporate does plan for manufacturing charge will increase however will “solely pull the set off when the availability chain is prepared.”
Whereas Boeing has confronted provide chain points for manufacturing of its Max jets, deliveries of its 787 Dreamliners stay paused as the corporate and the Federal Aviation Administration evaluate manufacturing flaws earlier than handing the planes over to clients.