Aircraft deliveries by Boeing in the second quarter remained relatively steady as customers accepted 125 aircraft compared with 126 the year prior.

The American airframer delivered 99 737 Next Generation aircraft, with Irish carrier Ryanair taking the most at 16, bringing the airline's year-to-date deliveries of the -800 version narrowbody to 40.

Deliveries of the narrowbody 737 grew by eight compared to the first quarter of the year that saw 91 737 aircraft handed over to airlines.

Boeing delivered 21 777 and three 767 aircraft in the second quarter compared to 23 777 for the first three months of 2009. 767 deliveries remained steady.

The company also delivered two 747 aircraft, the last in the -400 series production run.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news