CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-BRIEF-Boeing commercial planes chief speaks to conference

Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:03pm EDT

(Company corrects figure for 737 max jets to 649 firm orders)

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Sept 14 (Reuters) - Boeing Co : * Ray Conner, Boeing commercial planes chief, tells Morgan Stanley investor conference that net orders at 649 for 737 max * Cargo market has flattened, notes older 747

freighters are being parked * Qantas cancellations not changed

company view on 787 output rates * Commercial planes chief says too early to comment on EADS -BAE

Systems talks, adds EADS clearly wants to expand military business * Commercial planes chief says he is 'cautiously optimistic' as 787 goes into rate ramps * Company pricing currently driving a premium over

the Airbus A320 neo and classic 737s (Editing by Alwyn Scott and Phil Berlowitz)

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