Boeing calls for further production cuts from supplier 737 MAX

Boeing (licensed in letters) – Get report has told Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) – Get report, its largest fuselage and parts supplier for its 737 MAX aircraft still on the ground, to cut production for the third time this year, another sign that the aircraft maker continues to struggle with falling demand for new aircraft amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In a regulatory filing, Spirit AeroSystems said it had received a notice from Chicago-based Boeing that it now wants airframes for just 37 planes for the rest of 2020 (35 ships have already been delivered to Boeing) from the 125 that Boeing He said he wanted to. May. The aircraft maker had initially told Spirit to deliver 216 this year.