Boeing increases 737 production rate to 35 a month

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Boeing has successfully increased and achieved a production rate of 35 airplanes a month for its narrow body single aisle airplane, the Next-Generation 737.

For now, the company and its employees will focus on stabilising the monthly production rate at 35, while the company continues its investments need to increase the production rate to 38 737s a month, targeted for the second quarter of 2013, and 42 a month by mid-2014.

The first aircraft from the increased production rate schedule was delivered to long time customer Norwegian Air Shuttle via leasing company AWAS Aviation Services, Inc.

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