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Airbus cruises past MAX-plagued Boeing

Daniel McCoy
Airbus cruises past MAX-plagued Boeing

As the Boeing Co. continues to be impacted by the grounding of its 737 MAX, its European rival Airbus is stretching a lead that will likely give it the industry’s delivery crown for 2019.  With both companies now having reported order and delivery totals for the first half of the year, Airbus led on deliveries 389 to 239 through the end of June.