"Strong core operating performance fueled by productivity gains and solid program execution drove higher company earnings and double-digit operating margins in both major businesses during the quarter," said Boeing Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney. "Commercial Airplanes worked around the clock to resolve the 787 battery issue while also successfully increasing production rates on the 737 and 777 programs. Defense, Space & Security continued to perform exceptionally well, meeting tough affordability goals while investing in future growth."
"Our first priority in the days ahead is to fully restore our customers' 787 fleets to service and resume production deliveries. Our outlook for the year is positive, and our financial and delivery guidance is reaffirmed as we remain focused on the profitable ramp up in commercial airplane production rates, disciplined execution of our development programs, and continued growth in core, adjacent and international defense and space markets."
Boeing Press Release