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Boeing and Airbus set delivery records in 2018

Airbus and Boeing have both set delivery records in 2018 with 800 and 806 aircraft delivered by the European and American airframers respectively.

Boeing

Boeing delivered a total of 806 commercial aircraft in 2018 compared to 763 in 2017. The deliveries included:
580 737 family (529 in 2017)
6 747 family (14 in 2017)
27 767 family -10 aircraft were delivered to Boeing’s KC-46 tanker program (10 in 2017)
48 777 family (74 in 2017)
145 787 family (136 in 2017)

Boeing also crossed 2000 total orders for the 777 family and 5000 total orders for the 737MAX.

Airbus

The European airframer delivered 800 aircraft in 2018 compared to 718 in 2017.
20 A220s (From July 2018 after joining the Airbus lineup)
626 A320 family (558 in 2017) – 386 were A320neos (vs 181 NEOs in 2017)
49 A330 family (67 in 2017) including the first three A330neo in 2018
93 A350 family (78 in 2017)
12 A380s (15 in 2017)

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