Boeing has released its January figures, and the US planemaker was able to deliver 26 jets in the last month. 21 of these aircraft were the 737 MAX, which has been re-authorized to fly in a number of jurisdictions around the world. Let’s take a closer look at what Boeing was able to achieve in January 2021.
12 of 21 737 MAX deliveries directly to US customers
Now that the 737 MAX is able to resume operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, and more, numerous airlines can now resume taking deliveries of their orders and slot the jet into scheduled passenger services.
Although the global crisis has greatly reduced air travel activity, airlines in certain countries can utilize the 737 MAX for domestic operations. This makes outstanding orders a little easier to accept when compared to larger widebodies that might only be utilized for transoceanic and intercontinental flights.
That’s why over half of the 21 MAXs delivered, 12 to be precise, went to US carriers. Here is how deliveries break down:
These jets will deploy mostly on short-haul services as well as to southern destinations in the Caribbean and Central America.