Boeing hits several airplane program milestones in 2016

Boeing recorded strong commercial delivery in 2016, achieving several program milestones.


Boeing delivered 748 commercial airplanes in 2016.   File photo

Boeing recorded strong commercial delivery in 2016, achieving several program milestones.

Key milestones for the year included the first flight of the 737 MAX; the opening of the 777X Composite Wing Center in Everett, Washington; and the start of 787-10 final assembly in North Charleston.

The company delivered 748 commercial airplanes and 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

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