Tag: Boeing 737 MAX supply chain

Boeing 737 MAX Receives Initial FAA Go-Ahead to Fly

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights today’s milestone announcement from the U.S. FAA clearing the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for operational flights after aircraft are retrofitted for required changes. While this unpleasant and difficult 20 month chapter comes to a close for Boeing, more challenges remain for the aircraft and for Boeing’s subsequent reputation.

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Last Week’s Important Milestone- Re-Certification Flights of the Boeing 737 MAX

The Supply Chain Matters blog marks a crucial milestone for commercial aircraft manufacturer Boeing, namely last week’s start of re-certification flights for the 737-MAX aircraft program. Two events, the tragic crashes involving two separate 737 MAX aircraft, and the coronavirus global pandemic have totally impacted the commercial aircraft industry’s multi-year product demand booking and supply network monthly production levels to the negative for many years to come.

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The Dubai Air Show- Yet Another Commercial Aerospace Industry Wake-Up

In this Supply Chain Matters blog commentary, we highlight this week’s Dubai Air Show industry event, along with contrasting both similarities and differences that have occurred over a short two years concerning commercial aircraft demand, along with their implications for the industry’s respective supply networks.

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Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Crisis Update- New Information Related to Aircraft Design and Testing Revelations

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights quickly evolving new information disclosures that could jeopardize the orderly return to operational service of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. What eventually transpires is sure to have impacts on commercial aircraft design, supply and customer demand networks for many months hence.

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Potential Added Delay in Returning Boeing 737 MAX to Service Has Supply Network Implications

The Supply Chain Matters blog calls reader attention to report that the European safety agency is calling for increased flight tests of the Boeing 737 MAX before granting any certification. That has implication to the overall supply network.

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Report Indicates Aggressive Future Production Planning Assumptions by Boeing

This Supply Chain Matters blog commentary provides a further reader update relative to the ongoing challenges related to the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft global-wide grounding, and efforts and challenges undertaken by Boeing from supply and customer demand network dimensions.

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Airbus and Boeing Reports of Q2-2019 Performance- Extraordinary Challenges for Boeing Continue

Both Airbus and Boeing have formally reported Q2-2019 operational performance. The most anticipated was that of Boeing, which continues to respond to the global grounding of the manufacturer’s 737 MAX family of aircraft after two tragic accidents. Boeing could face many additional months to return to prior single-aisle production levels and corresponding supply network must manage the implications.

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One Benefit of the Boeing 737 MAX Grounding- Added Design and Maintenance Checks

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a sideline posting relative to the ongoing Boeing 737 MAX global aircraft grounding crisis, specifically an opportunity for the major engine supplier for this aircraft to address aircraft design and operating needs.

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Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Global Grounding- April 18 2019 Update

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides added updates and perspectives relative to the global-wide grounding of the Boeing 787 MAX aircraft. This mid-April update hones-in on product design and supply chain management operational challenges.

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Perspectives on the Boeing 737 MAX Global Aircraft Grounding Crisis- April 3, 2019 Update

As a follow-on, the Supply Chain Matters blog provides added highlights and perspectives relative to the global-wide grounding of the Boeing 787 MAX aircraft. This week, new and troubling information and global developments point even more to perhaps Summer before this family of aircraft is flying once again flying across the globe.

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