Boeing 737 production rebounds as planemaker extends lead over Airbus

SEATTLE/PARIS (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) bounced back from a production snarl to deliver 48 single-aisle 737s in August and extended its lead over rival Airbus (AIR.PA) for new orders. Boeing’s August 737 deliveries, announced on Tuesday, were an improvement from the 29 delivered in July, which was one of its lowest monthly tallies in years, due to ongoing supplier delays that caused unfinished aircraft to pile up at its Renton, Washington plant. Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ (AIR.PA) A320 family ofsingle-aisle jetliners are each aircraft makers’ cash cows, and deliveries translate into big payments from airlines. …read more

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