Boeing Confirms 737 Rate Rise To 52

Production of Boeing 737s will rise to an unprecedented 52 per month in 2018, the manufacturer confirms.

The company, which had already announced firm plans to grow the production rate to 47 per month in 2017, hinted last month that the even higher assembly rate was being considered in response to strong market demand. Once established, the new rate means more than 620 aircraft a year will be produced, an amount nearly equivalent to the cumulative production for the first 13 years of the Boeing 737’s program life, up to 1979.

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Author: David Pflieger

David Pflieger is working as the CEO of Island Air, located in Hawaii. David received his pilot training in the United States Air Force, and has since held multiple positions with different airlines, for over 20 years!

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