Boeing sees sales, deliveries decline in 2008

After five consecutive years of growth, Boeing Co. saw orders for commercial jets plunge by more than 50% last year to 662 units. Deliveries also fell 15% as the result of a machinists strike, allowing Airbus to retain its No. 1 position. Boeing's best-selling planes in 2008 were the 737 (484 units), 787 (93 units) and 777 (54 units). With new orders slipping, Boeing said it is "now focused on executing [a] strong backlog position" of more than 3,700 planes.

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