Boeing Sees 1,000 Orders for Civil Jets in 2012

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Boeing Co (BA) expects to sell 1,000 commercial aircraft in the calendar year 2012, including the 737 and wide-body models, the head of the company's commercial division told Reuters on Monday.

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"I think we are going to get there, there's a lot of demand for big aircraft out there," Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Jim Albaugh said.

He was speaking on the sidelines of an IATA airlines meeting in Beijing.