Boeing is leading in the aircraft market taking 65 % of the share pushing Airbus behind.
Boeing bagged around 621 orders between January 1 and October 24. After making provisions for cancellations the net orders would be 538. the latest period for which its data is available, or 538 after cancellations. It has 65 per cent so far this year of a market usually shared roughly equally with its European rival. Data from the maker of Airbus showed that orders for the year first ten months of this year had reached 343. After making provision for cancellation the net orders would 288.
Boeing’s orders also include 28 aircraft for its military division and 5 from collapsed Monarch Airlines. Airbus deliveries picked up in October after supplier problems were dealt with.