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Boeing sells more, Airbus scores in orders

Published Tue, Jan 7, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[CHICAGO] Boeing remained the world's largest plane maker in 2013, but industry sources said it lost the race to log new orders to rival Airbus.

Boeing Co said on Monday that it delivered a record 648 jetliners in 2013, topping Airbus for the second year in a row and beating 2012 deliveries by 7.8 per cent.

Airbus topped Boeing in new orders, however, according to two industry sources. Boeing said jetliner gross orders totalled 1,531 in 2013, a record, and net orders reached 1,355.

Airbus sales exceeded both of those numbers, the sources said on condition of anonymity, without giving …

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