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Boeing achieves record deliveries in 2015

As Boeing enters its centennial year, it has delivered more commercial airplanes than ever with 762 commercial airplanes delivered in 2015, 39 more than the previous year.
Aldo Bidini via  - Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Aldo Bidini via Wikimedia Commons - Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

In 2015, Boeing recorded 768 net orders, valued at $112.4 billion at current list prices. At year-end, Boeing held 5,795 unfilled orders from customers worldwide.
"We had a solid year of orders in 2015, maintaining a strong, balanced backlog that will help ensure a steady stream of deliveries for years to come," said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner.

Worldwide demand for air travel has continued to be robust, said Randy Tinseth, Vice President, Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "Global passenger traffic in most key regions is increasing," said Tinseth. "Our customers continue to perform well in the marketplace and we'll continue to support them with the industry's best products and services."

In addition to the orders and deliveries, the company marked a number of other milestones in 2015:

• Five customers received their first 787 Dreamliners, including Royal Air Maroc, Scoot, American Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Vietnam Airlines

• The 747 team delivered the 100th 747-8, the 767 programme received its largest single order ever from FedEx and the 777 programme announced a two percent fuel improvement package

• The newly expanded Seattle Delivery Center opened its doors to pave the way for increased 737 production

• The first 737 MAX rolled out of the factory in December

• The 787-10 team completed detailed design of the newest member of the 787 family, while the 777X reached firm configuration, allowing the team to begin detailed design of parts, assemblies and other systems for the airplane

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