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  • Boeing Builds Large Order Lead Over Airbus
    Posted by Robert Wall 12:09 PM on Mar 09, 2012

    With Airbus booking merely six new aircraft orders in February (Cathay Pacific's deal for six A350-900 -- aircraft that it was going to lease from Alafco which has now reduced its A350-900 backlog to 12 aircraft from 18), the lead Boeing has over its rival in aircraft orders year-to-date is growing.

    Boeing, expected to end the year well ahead of Airbus, has already booked more than 50% of the gross order total its rival projects for the full year.

    Here is the current state of play (Airbus figures current through Feb. 29, Boeing's through March 6):

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    Tags: tw99, Airbus, Boeing

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