Boeing booked in no orders of 737s for the month of March 2019, and only 10 of the planes were ordered in the first two months of 2019, according to Boeing released data on Tuesday
Total orders, fell to 95 aircraft in the first quarter of 2019, from 180 a year earlier. Still, Boeing is ahead of Airbus , which reported orders for 62 jets during the same period, but 120 cancellations left Airbus with a negative net order.
The airframe manufacturer said to have delivered 11 MAX jets during March, which is less than half of delivered during the first two months of the year.
In total, Boeing delivered 54 jets in March, taking the total for the year to 149, which includes 89 B737, 2 B747, 12 B767, 10 B777, and 1 B787.
Boeing also cut the 737 production rate to 42 aircraft a month and halted the deliveries of MAX jets. But the Spirit AeroSystems said it still plans to produce 52 fuselages for the 737s a month.
The company has a backlog of 4,625 MAX orders, and recorded not many cancellations from airlines.