Boeing reports 8% rise in quarterly income, 18% jump in deliveries

April 24, 2014 9:38 am

Boeing Co has posted an 8% increase in quarterly revenue, helped by a rise in commercial aircraft deliveries, Reuters has reported. Revenue rose to $20.47bn for the first quarter ended March 31, compared with $18.89bn a year earlier, as commercial aircraft deliveries rose 18% to 161, said the US planemaker. The company earned $965m, down from $1.11bn a year earlier, said Boeing.