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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Boeing has said it will stop making its classic 747 plane and is eyeing steeper job cuts than those it has previously announced. The firm is also planning to slow production of many of its jets, including the troubled 737 Max.


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The changes come as the firm disclosed a $2.4bn (1.8bn) loss as the virus depressed demand for air travel. "The reality is the pandemic's impact on the aviation sector continues to be severe," said Boeing boss Dave Calhoun.


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90% of the US passenger fleet is parked. The images are surreal. The 747 only lived on in the cargo market in the US, but they'll just convert from the idle fleets now.

#1 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2020-07-30 09:23 AM | Reply

There is not enough money in the world to get me on a germ filled tube now.

I am done flying.

#2 | Posted by Nixon at 2020-07-31 08:10 AM | Reply

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