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Boeing aircraft orders, deliveries slipped in April


Pictured outside Renton’s Boeing 737 MAX 9 factory is a Boeing 737 MAX 9

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BoeingAs handovers for its 787 Dreamliner aircrafts continue, the company’s aircraft deliveries dropped last month pausedAfter a number of manufacturing errors.

In April, the company delivered 35 aircraft, an increase of 41 from March. This brings its total for this year at 130. It is still behind Airbus’s 188 jet deliveries in the first four months 2022.

Boeing’s April gross orders fell from 53 in March to 46. The majority of new orders came from 737 Max aircrafts.

Major aircraft manufacturer customers have complained about delays in receiving new planes.

Both Airbus and Boeing face increasing challenges to deliver aircraft on schedule, due primarily to labor and supply chain issues.” Air LeaseLast Thursday’s earnings call featured CEO John Plueger.