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Boeing 787-10. Boeing image.
Boeing 787-10. Boeing image.

Boeing orders and deliveries – January 2019

American airframer Boeing opened its 2019 order book with an addition of 43 aircraft.

The manufacturer booked 28 orders for the 737 family which included nine 737 MAXs for unidentified customers and 19 P-8A Poseidon for the US, UK and Norway.

Boeing also booked 18 787 orders with 14 787-9s and four 787-10s for unidentified customers.

Deliveries

Boeing delivered a total of 46 aircraft in January 2019, including the first 787 to Canadian carrier Westjet.

Family-wise Deliveries

737 family

Boeing delivered 34 737’s in January, well short of the 52 production rate at Renton. Deliveries are lower since Chinese carriers which make up 1/3rd of all 737 deliveries have slowed their delivery rate, which could indicate they are waiting for a settlement of the U.S.-China trade and tariff dispute.

767 family

Boeing delivered one 767F to FedEx and another to the USAF tanker conversion program. Separately Boeing defence has delivered the USAFs first five KC-46A tankers.

777 family

The manufacturer only delivered two 777s in January. Both being freighters for FedEx.

787 family

A total of eight 787’s were delivered to American, Etihad, Japan Airlines, United and Westjet. Two of the deliveries were to leasing companies.

Total Boeing deliveries – January 2019

January is customarily a light month for both orders and deliveries with rival Airbus reporting slightly lower numbers.

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A frequent flyer for both work and pleasure - Vedant has held elite status on many of the major alliances and airlines. Also an avid aviation photographer, his pictures have been published in and on the covers of many international publications.

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