Boeing has reported a internet lack of US$11.9 billion for monetary 2020, or a GAAP loss per share of $20.88, as the total toll of the Covid-19 turns into clear.
The determine is down from a revenue of US$636 million final yr, 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 yr, down 24 per cent on the US$76.5 billion recorded in 2019.
Fourth-quarter revenues stood at $15.3 billion, reflecting decrease industrial deliveries and providers quantity primarily resulting from Covid-19 in addition to 787 manufacturing points.
“Final yr was a yr of profound societal and world disruption which considerably constrained our business.
“The deep affect of the pandemic on industrial air journey, coupled with the 737 Max grounding, challenged our outcomes,” mentioned Boeing chief government, Dave Calhoun.
“Whereas the affect of Covid-19 presents continued challenges for industrial aerospace into 2021, we stay assured in our future, squarely-focused on security, high quality and transparency as we rebuild belief and remodel our enterprise.”
The Boeing 737 Max has now returned to operation in the USA and a number of other different markets.
Since approval kind the FAA to return to operations late final yr, Boeing has delivered over 40 737 Max plane and 5 airways have safely returned their fleets to service as of January twenty fifth.
In whole, the carriers have flown greater than 2,700 income flights and roughly 5,500 flight hours.