Panama’s Copa has been identified by Boeing as the last confirmed commercial sale of 2008, a year when net orders reached 662 aircraft. The 2008 sales total ends five years of consecutive growth that culminated with 2007’s unprecedented 1,413 sales record. The 662 units posted last year also is the lowest sales level since 2005, when 1,002 net orders were listed. “While we clearly faced obstacles, 2008 also was a time of accomplishment at [Boeing] Commercial Airplanes,” said the ...


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