Airbus's gross orders climbed to 754 through July and 711 net of cancellations. It secured orders from nine customers last month. The A320 leads the 2008 order book with 460, followed by 291 A330s/A350s and three A380s. Orders for three A340-600s have been cancelled. Boeing's gross order book through Aug. 7 stood at 553 and it has had just two cancellations. Biggest seller is the 737 with 423, followed by the 787 with 80, the 777 with 46 and the 747 and 767 with two each.

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