4-Sep-2009 10:13 AM

Boeing deliveries fall by almost a quarter in August

Boeing Commercial Airplanes delivered 28 aircraft in Aug-2009, compared to 36 in Aug-2008 (down 22% year-on-year) (AP, 02-Sep-2009). The manufacturer booked 32 orders in the month, compared to 36 in Aug-2008. Boeing has taken 161 gross and 70 net orders for the year to 01-Sep-2009.