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Airbus Outsold Boeing In 2013

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January 06, 2014 AT 10:45 AM
According to industry sources, European plane-maker Airbus won its annual order race with U.S. rival Boeing in 2013. Boeing reported 1,531 gross commercial airplane orders for 2013, or 1,355 net orders after subtracting cancellations. According to the sources, Airbus booked more orders in both categories.The European company delivered over 625 aircrafts in 2013, beating its target of up to 620, but lagging Boeing's total of 648 deliveries. Airbus declined to comment ahead of an annual news conference on January 13.