CHICAGO — Boeing Co. says it booked orders for 20 new aircraft in the last week, although it lost a few, too.
The new orders include 15 new 737s. That jet is a workhorse and it dominates Boeing's order book. Customers also ordered five new 777s, a larger plane often used on longer flights. None of the customers were identified.
Customers also canceled orders for a 737 and two 777s.
Besides the new orders, Boeing identified Continental Airlines Inc. as the customer for seven of its 737s. The airline was previously listed as an unidentified customer.
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So far this year, Boeing has added orders for 278 planes, including 250 of the 737s.