Boeing Speeds up 787’s Move to Charleston

MIAMI – Boeing wants to expedite the 787 production line move. Right now, the aircraft is produced in both Everett and Charleston, North Carolina. The move shall now be completed by March and not mid-2021, according to an internal memo.

Boeing 787 Charleston Assembly line.
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Statement from Boeing Vice President

Lane Ballard, Boeing vice president and general manager of Boeing 787 program, said, “Production and delivery consolidation in South Carolina … will take place in March 2021.” The company’s reduction of the 787 production rate from six airplanes a month to five.

Ballard also stated that Everett read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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