Boeing 737 Production Rate Boost To 57 Per Month Delayed By Four Years
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February 5, 2020 - by Scott Hamilton for leehamnews.com
- Plan called for 737 rate to go to 57/mo YE 2019.
- This rate won't be achieved until 2023.
- Rate reduction considered for 777.
Lynnwood (WA): Suppliers attending the annual conference of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance say they gained some clarity from Boeing last week about future production plans for the 737 MAX.
But they still face a multi-year challenge that puts strain on everyone.
Boeing's plans to return to the pre-grounding production rate of 52/mo will take until 2022. Plans to boost the rate won't be fulfilled until 2023—four years later than planned.
Boeing last week said it expects to restart production soon, in advance of recertification of the MAX by