Boeing’s quarterly profit rise on higher commercial jet deliveries

July 24, 2014 3:59 am

Boeing Co has posted a 52% jump in quarterly profit, helped by higher commercial plane deliveries and one-time tax gains, Reuters has reported. The company’s net income rose to $1.65bn, compared with $1.09bn a year earlier. During the quarter, Boeing delivered 181 aircraft including 30 Dreamliner jets and 124 narrow-body 737s.