Boeing to Halt 737 Max Production

Boeing has not been able to release the Boeing 737 MAX back into circulation as the Federal Aviation Administration still has not given approval. With the slowdown of orders Boeing has been struggling with production lately after the decision to stop production in January. Workers who were on the Boeing Max 737 project will be moved to other projects to try to avoid layoffs and will try to manage the expectations of suppliers. It has been over nine months since the first groundings of the 737 and the return date keeps getting pushed back by the FAA. Boeing will work with Southwest as a settlement has been reached to compensate for some of the costs associated with the groundings and the now halting of the production of the planes. With more delays varying from technical to now procedural, the 737 will be grounded for more than a year, if not longer. Stephen Dickinson, The Administrator of the FAA said the MAX 737 will not be airborne until at least 2020.
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