Boeing eyes top spot with 1,000 jet sales
June 12 , 2012
Boeing aims to sell 1,000 jets this year as it sets its eyes on recovering the top spot in the $100 billion global jet market.
The U.S. planemaker is targeting 1,000 plane orders for the year, up from 921 in 2011.
The firm’s European rival, Airbus, is targeting 600-650 orders, down from 1,608 the previous year.
It is unusual for planemakers to give a plane order target rather than a target for deliveries, which directly affect revenues and are easier and more reliable to predict.