Boeing loses 25 Dreamliner orders
Chicago, May 8, 2009
Boeing customers canceled orders for 26 planes - including 25 787 Dreamliners - in the week that ended May 5, but also took 18 new orders, according to company officials.
The changes in the order book for Boeing Commercial Airplanes bring its net cancellations total to 1. The company has 58 orders and 59 cancellations this year.
Boeing did not say which customers canceled orders for the delayed 787. Boeing has said it is on track for its first 787 flight by the end of June.
The company said it received orders for five 777s from Turkish Airlines in the last week and 13 737s from an unidentified customer. Shares of Boeing were down 1.92 percent at $43.35 on the New York Stock Exchange.-Reuters