Boeing Commercial Airplanes President, Jim Albaugh, stated Boeing is aiming at reclaiming its position as top commercial aircraft manufacturer by deliveries in 2011 (Bloomberg, 06-Jan-2011). Boeing delivered 462 aircraft this year, two more than its target. Airbus delivered 461 aircraft for the year to Nov-2010. Boeing plans to increase production for the B737 to 35 aircraft per month by early 2012 and 38 a month by 2Q2013 (MarketWatch, 06-Jan-2011). Production of the B777 will be increased to seven aircraft per month by mid-2011 and 8.3 per month 1Q2013.
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