Boeing is having a fantastic fall festival of wide bodied orders. First there was Qatar for 30, 787's, then China Southern for another 12, 787's, and finally there is UPS for 14, 747-8F's. In all, the order book grew in October by 56 big bodies having almost a year's worth of production slots filled up, just from the month's worth of billions on Boeing's books.
Boeing's 747 jumbo snags a $5.3 billion lifeline from UPS:
Boeing's October Fest WB Order Totals