Exclusive-Boeing plans new 737 MAX output jump in late-2022, sources say

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By Eric M. Johnson and Tim Hepher SEATTLE/PARIS (Reuters) -Planemaker Boeing Co has drawn up preliminary plans for a fresh sprint in 737 MAX output to as many as 42 jets a month in fall 2022, industry sources said, in a bid to extend its recovery from overlapping safety and COVID-19 crises. The plans would lift output beyond an early 2022 target of 31 a month, which the sources said Boeing aims to reach in March. But implementation will depend on a cocktail of factors including demand, the uncertain capacity of some suppliers and Boeing’s success in reducing a surplus of jets already built. Bo…

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