Boeing delivered 60 commercial aircraft in February, leading rival Airbus’ 45 commercial aircraft deliveries for the month.
Boeing logged seven orders for a total of 72 aircraft in February, the largest being an order for 50 737-MAX aircraft from an undisclosed customer on Feb. 23. Alaska Airlines booked a firm order for six 737-900ER aircraft on Feb. 12, valued at approximately $594 million at current list prices. Korean Air booked an order for five 777 freighters Feb. 12, valued at approximately $1.55 billion at current list prices. And an unidentified customer ordered two 787-8 Dreamliners on Feb. 6, valued at approximately $437 million at current list prices.
Airbus logged three orders during the month, for a total of 32 aircraft, the largest being a combined order for 18 A320neo and five A320ceo aircraft placed by an undisclosed customer, valued at approximately $2.4 billion at current list prices. Additionally, AirAsia logged a firm order for nine A320neo aircraft, valued at $956 million at current list prices.
Boeing’s February deliveries included six aircraft to United Airlines (five 737-900ERs and a 787-9); four 737-800 aircraft to Ryanair; three aircraft each to American Airlines (a 737-800, a 777-300ER and a 787-8), Hainan Airlines (two 737-800s and a 787-8) and Southwest Airlines (three 737-800s); and two aircraft each to Dutch lessor AerCap (a 737-800s and a 787-9), Air China (two 737-800s), Delta Air Lines (two 737-900ERs), Lion Air (two 737-800s) and Qatar Airways (two 787-8s).
787-8 Dreamliners were also delivered in February to Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air India and Japan Airlines. Etihad and Virgin Atlantic each took delivery of a 787-9 during the month.
Airbus’ February deliveries included three aircraft each to US Airways (all A321ceos) and lessor GECAS (three A321ceos bound for Condor Airlines, Juneyao Airlines and Thomas Cook Scandinavia, respectively) and two aircraft each to AerCap (two A321ceos bound for American Airlines), Air New Zealand (two A320ceos), Irish lessor AWAS (two A320ceos bound for Kuwait Airways), Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation (two A320ceos bound for Capital Airlines and Tianjin Airlines, respectively) and China Eastern Airlines (an A320ceo and an A330-200).