4-Dec-2012 9:20 AM

Boeing: 737 breaks annual records for orders and deliveries

Boeing announced (03-Dec-2012) it reached a record for year-to-date 737 deliveries with the delivery of the 377 737NG for the year. The delivery of the aircraft, a 737-900ER for United Airlines, topped the previous record of 376 deliveries set in 2010. In Oct-2012, the 737 also broke its own record for net orders in a single year when it topped the 2007 record of 846 orders. Net year-to-date orders for the 737NG and 737 MAX total 1031 aircraft. This also is the first time in the aircraft's history it has logged more than 1000 orders in a single year. [more - original PR]