Boeing records preliminary 2010 order tally

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Boeing has added eleven new aircraft to its 2010 order total to date, pushing the company's net backlog for 2010 to 493 aircraft.

Boeing added a single 787 to its order tally, raising the record backlog to 847 aircraft. The airframer has suffered 41 cancellations in 2010, while accumulating 37 new orders, booking a net decrease of four 787s in 2010.

Additionally, AerCap's previously announced November letter of intent to acquire 10 737-800s is now formally booked into Boeing's backlog.

The company has added 469 new 737s to the backlog in 2010, while a booking 22 cancellations, giving Boeing a net total of 447 737s to date, nearly a full year's worth of production at the announced rate increases to 38 aircraft per month by 2013.

While this will be the final update listed in the calendar year, the company says a final 2010 tally is expected next week.

Today, Boeing has accumulated 586 gross orders with a total of 93 cancellations.