Boeing Profit Down Despite Delivery Surge

Boeing delivered 580 commercial aircraft in the first nine months of 2015, 52 more than it did in the same period last year.

<p>Boeing delivered 580 commercial aircraft in the first nine months of 2015, 52 more than it did in the same period last year. <p>The extra output boosted sales by 16 per cent to $50bn for the year to October. However, Boeing Commercial Airplanes operating profit for the period fell by five per cent to $4.6bn due to higher R&amp;D spending and what the company termed “the dilutive impact of higher 787 deliveries”.</p>

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