Boeing, Airbus are moving ahead with their new narrowbodies—in development work and orders
In just a few years, the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320NEO will be the new standard aircraft in the narrowbody market. While Boeing is still making crucial design decisions, Airbus has begun parts production for the new type. Airbus achieved sales for more than 700 NEOs at last year's Paris air show, and has sold more than 1,400 in total, so Boeing was under pressure to respond at Farnborough a year later. However, it did not obtain the same mark in show orders in a generally more ...
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