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Boeing on Monday morning announced internally that it would open a fourth 737 Max assembly line at its Everett, Washington plant.
The new line is expected to open in the second half of 2024, according to a message from Boeing Commercial Airplane CEO Stan Deal reviewed by The Air Current and sent to Boeing employees. The new line will occupy a factory bay that was previously home to the 787 Dreamliner.
The decision to add 737 Max production capacity to Everett is the biggest industrial expansion the company has undertaken in Puget Sound since 2014 when it decided to build the composite wings for the 777X in Everett following a multi-state competition and brutal contract renegotiation with its unionized machinists.Subscribe to continue reading...