Tag: Spirit AeroSystems

Boeing to Slow Down 737 MAX Production Again?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Amid the news of the approaching 737 MAX certification flight, Spirit AeroSystems has cast some doubts over further production of the type. The main supplier of 737 MAX fuselage parts said that Boeing has requested “to pause additional work on four 737 MAX shipsets and avoid starting production on sixteen 737 MAX shipsets to be […]

Boeing 737 MAX: Production and Comeback in the Spotlight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has reached an agreement with Spirit AeroSystems, the 737 MAX parts supplier, on the production of 125 aircraft units in 2020. The US planemaker had temporary ceased the production of 737 MAX aircraft before the coronavirus pandemic began spreading. The manufacturing process stopped in January, 2020. Later on, the level of uncertainty, as to […]

Spirit AeroSystems to Cut Over 2,800 Jobs Amid 737 MAX Production Halt

Reading Time: < 1 minute Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing 737 MAX parts supplier, announced about upcoming workforce reductions due to 737 MAX production halt, uncertainty over its timing and the expected levels of production after it resumes.  In a notice under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the company said that the first round of lay-offs will affect approximately 2,800 […]

Aerion Announces AS2 Fuselage Partner

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aerion Corporation and Spirit AeroSystems announced that they have entered into a collaboration agreement for the preliminary design of the AS2’s forward, pressurized fuselage. “Joining a project team this early allows us to apply our technical expertise and commercial best practices to make the most positive impact,” said Tom Gentile, President and CEO, Spirit AeroSystems. “We […]

Spirit AeroSystems To Add 300 Jobs By Expanding Malaysia Plant

Reading Time: < 1 minute Spirit AeroSystems announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations in Subang, Malaysia, to accommodate increasing volumes of assembly work on aerostructure components for commercial airliners. Spirit AeroSystems is in the architectural and engineering planning stages to add a 50,000 square-foot manufacturing facility adjacent to other buildings on its campus in the Malaysia International Aerospace Centre […]