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Boeing beats Airbus on first-quarter jetliner data, rejigs backlog

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By Ankit Ajmera and Tim Hepher(Reuters) - Boeing Co outsold European rival Airbus almost four to one in the first quarter and increased deliveries by a stronger-than-expected 9 percent compared with the same period last year, company data showed on Tuesday.Both sets of numbers reflect higher demand for Boeing's best-selling 737 jetliners, with 184 commercial aircraft delivered in the three months to end-March, including 132 of the single-aisle workhorse jet .Though it too has seen strong demand for its single-aisle A320neo, Airbus is struggling to keep up deliveries due mainly to engine ...

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First Published: Tue, April 10 2018. 23:29 IST
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