Spirit AeroSystems expects the Boeing 737/MAX tailfin production issue to have at least a $31 million impact on the full-year gross profit. Of this, the Tier 1-supplier incurred $17 million in its Q1 results, but additional costs are likely, the company says. Tailfin...
While a recent operational issue at Southwest Airlines attracted headlines last week, just as interesting is what the impact will be of Boeing’s tailfin problems on the low-cost airline. Southwest disclosed today that it expects twenty fewer MAX 8s to be delivered...
UPDATE – Boeing reiterates its delivery targets of 400 to 450 737s and MAX aircraft for this year, despite the latest quality issue with fittings of the vertical tail fin. Inspections and rework on aircraft in production and inventory “will impact the timing of...
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