Boeing delivers fewer planes in second quarter

boeingPARIS: Boeing Co said on Friday it delivered 183 jetliners in the second quarter, down from 199 a year earlier.

The company delivered 123 of its single-aisle 737s in the latest quarter, compared with 127 in the same period a year ago.

The world’s biggest planemaker is transitioning to a newer version of its most popular aircraft, the 737.

Deliveries of its 787 Dreamliners fell to 33 in the three months ended June, from 38.

The company delivered the first 737 MAX, the latest version of the single-aisle jet, to Malaysia-based Malindo Air in May.

Boeing also said on Friday it booked total orders of 212 aircraft in the second quarter.