No New Orders in Boeing's Order Book

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Boeing released its latest report on airplane orders received -- and canceled -- through June 10 on Thursday. No additions to the order count have been reported in the past seven days.

To date this year, the aerospace giant has booked:

  • 439 "gross" orders for various flavors of its 737 regional airliner.
  • seven orders for the 777 airliner.
  • one 747 order.
  • one 787 order.

No new cancellations were reported for the week, either. As a result, Boeing's 448 gross orders placed for planes to date, minus the 54 cancellations last reported, results in a net gain of 394 planes to Boeing's order book.

Last year at this time, Boeing had notched 505 gross orders and 435 net orders.

In all of 2013, Boeing booked a total of 1,531 gross new plane orders, which after cancellations resulted in a net gain of 1,355 -- the second-largest number of net new orders received in a single year, in company history.

Here near the half-year mark for 2014, the company's performance on gross and net orders suggest Boeing may be falling short of that near-record mark achieved last year. With the year nearly 50% gone, Boeing has recorded only about 29% as many gross and net plane orders in 2014 as it received in all of 2013.

Last year at this time, Boeing had received about 32% of its yearly orders.

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