Today’s strong earnings report shows that our focus on production rate increases, quality and productivity is paying off. All of those elements will be even more important as we head into the future. With the launch of the A330neo, both Boeing and Airbus have set their product strategy for the next decade.
Our goal is to prove that our products and services are unmatched in the industry. With a record backlog of more than 5,200 airplanes— and many more to sell—executing on our plan has never been more important.
As we look forward to the challenge— we take a look back at the achievements from the second quarter in pictures.
The 787-9 is certified for commercial service.
Air New Zealand completes contractual delivery of their first 787-9.
The 787 program marks 100,000 revenue flights and 20 million passengers.
Boeing delivers the 8,000th 737 to come off the production line - a 737-900ER for United Airlines.
The 737 MAX program surpasses 2,000 orders.
The 737 program delivers 124 airplanes in the quarter, a new record.
The 1,500th 747 is delivered— a 747-8 Intercontinental for Lufthansa.
Riga International Airport in Latvia becomes the 150th airport served by the 747-8.
777X design refinements are made to increase fuel efficiency and reduce airplane weight.