The Boeing Company today (13) announced the main deliveries of its aircraft lines for the third quarter of 2020, including commercial and defense aircraft. With a special focus on the first group, only 28 jets were delivered in the three months from July to September this year, compared to 98 in the previous year (see table below).
These 28 jets include three Boeing 737 NGs (although in the military version), one Boeing 747, six 767s, five 777s, and thirteen other 787 Dreamliners. The manufacturer did not place any new orders in September.
“We continue to work closely with our customers around the world to understand their short- and long-term fleet needs and match supply and demand as we manage the significant impact this global pandemic has on our industry,” said Greg Smith. VP of Corporate Operations and Chief Financial Officer at Boeing.
“We are taking steps to resize, reshape and transform our business to maintain liquidity, adapt to the new realities of the marketplace, and ensure we meet the highest safety and quality standards as we run our business over the long term position more stable. Our diverse portfolio, including our government services, defense and space programs, continues to provide stability as we more adapt and rebuild for the other side of the pandemic, ”he added.
The most important program deliveries in the third quarter were as follows: