Boeing 737 Max cancellations mount, pushing down order backlog

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Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, along with one Boeing 787 at top, are parked at Grant County International Airport October 23, 2019 in Moses Lake, Washington.

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Boeing said Tuesday that customers canceled 108 more orders for 737 Max jetliners in April, further whittling down the company’s backlog of planes as it faces the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on air travel and its customers.

The additional cancellations coupled with Boeing’s move to take some orders off of its firm order tally, pushed the company’s backlog down to 4,834 planes. Last month it had unfilled orders

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