Boeing said it expects to establish a fourth 737 Max production line in the second half of next year, an official told colleagues.
The new line will be located at Boeing’s sizable Everett, Washington, facility, which already produces 777s and 767s and has been redesigning some of its 787 Dreamliners.
production of the 737 Max, CEO Dave Calhoun has stated that the company is wary of doing so due to labour and supply chain pressures.
It recently stated that it aims to produce 50 of the jets per month in the “2025–2026 timeframe.” Currently, it produces roughly 31 jets per month.
He cited the demand for more recent models, like the family’s largest aircraft, the 737-10, which currently lacks regulatory permission.