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Aircraft production down 24% globally after Boeing 737 Max crashes

6 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Aerospace lobby group slashes 2019 deliveries forecast and says prospect of no-deal Brexit making things worse Global aircraft production has fallen by a quarter after the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max jet following two fatal accidents. ADS, the British aerospace lobby group, said 88 aircraft were delivered in July, down 24% on the same month a year ago, with the fall largely due to the slump in production of single-aisled planes such as the 737. The number of aircraft delivered in the year to date has now reached 716 but that is more than 11% lower than in 2018.
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