Boeing has reported a web lack of US$11.9 billion for monetary 2020, or a GAAP loss per share of $20.88, as the complete toll of the Covid-19 turns into clear.
The determine is down from a revenue of US$636 million final 12 months, which was itself impacted by the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max following two deadly crashes.
The corporate reported income of US$58.1 billion for the 12 months, down 24 per cent on the US$76.5 billion recorded in 2019.
Fourth-quarter revenues stood at $15.three billion, reflecting decrease business deliveries and providers quantity primarily on account of Covid-19 in addition to 787 manufacturing points.
“Final 12 months was a 12 months of profound societal and world disruption which considerably constrained our trade.
“The deep influence of the pandemic on business air journey, coupled with the 737 Max grounding, challenged our outcomes,” stated Boeing chief government, Dave Calhoun.
“Whereas the influence of Covid-19 presents continued challenges for business aerospace into 2021, we stay assured in our future, squarely-focused on security, high quality and transparency as we rebuild belief and rework our enterprise.”
The Boeing 737 Max has now returned to operation in the USA and several other different markets.
Since approval kind the FAA to return to operations late final 12 months, Boeing has delivered over 40 737 Max plane and 5 airways have safely returned their fleets to service as of January 25th.
In whole, the carriers have flown greater than 2,700 income flights and roughly 5,500 flight hours.