Air Transport World

Airbus takes sales crown.(Brief Article)

A late surge by Boeing made the final totals closer, but Airbus booked significantly more new aircraft orders than Boeing in 1999. Airbus announced orders for 476 jets, while Boeing received orders for 391. Boeing remained well ahead on the delivery side, however, handing over 620 commercial transport aircraft in 1999, breaking the previous record of 563 set in 1998. …

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