Last week we heard that the MAX was the fastest selling Boeing, ever. Looking at the data, that’s true as the chart shows.
But then there is the other yardstick. The Airbus A320neo family is outselling the MAX by some considerable margin. The curve shows Airbus neo orders through November, the year end numbers will be announced later in the week. The neo went on sale earlier and it has a better sales mix (essentially the A321 outsells the MAX9). Even as MAX orders track neo through year four of their campaigns, the head start Airbus has is telling.