The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today major program deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the third quarter of 2020.
American Airlines shares rose more than 2% on news the airline is planning to resume flights with Boeing’s 737 Max jet this coming December. Pending recertification of the aircraft by the Federal Aviation Administration, the aircraft will be set to fly.
“We continue to work closely with our customers around the globe, understanding their near-term and longer term fleet needs, aligning supply and demand while navigating the significant impact this global pandemic continues to have on our industry,” said Greg Smith, Boeing executive vice president of Enterprise Operations and chief financial officer. “We’re taking actions to resize, reshape and transform our business to preserve liquidity, adapt to the new market reality and ensure that we deliver the highest standards of safety and quality as we position our company to be more resilient for the long term. Our diverse portfolio, including our government services, defense and space programs, continues to provide some stability as we adapt and rebuild stronger for the other side of the pandemic.” Source Boeing Investor Relations/News