Boeing gains four 737s orders and one 777 cancellation

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Boeing's has earned three net orders for aircraft, including four new 737s and the cancellation of one 777, all from unidentified customers.

The 777 cancellation reduces the airframer's orderbook growth for the year to 25 aircraft, with new net orders for 50 of the wide-body twin accumulated so far this year.

Net orders for its venerable 737 narrowbody aircraft now stand at 233, with 10 cancellations absorbed this year. Boeing earned 174 net 737 orders in 2009.

The new update on the company's orders and deliveries web site reflects a total of 325 new orders and 67 cancellations, bringing the total net orders to 258 for 2010. By comparison, Boeing received 259 gross orders for the whole of 2009 and 118 cancellations.