This week has seen Boeing sign a deal with Spirit AeroSystems on improving quality of products as well as for a higher number of aircraft deliveries too.
Such an agreement comes off the back of quality concerns by the supplier, which have been affecting the 737 MAX aircraft.
Without further ado, let’s get into it…
Boeing Signs Deal With Spirit AeroSystems On Quality & Deliveries…
“Boeing and Spirit will continue to work shoulder to shoulder to mitigate today’s operational challenges,” said Spirit AeroSystems.
The company’s President & CEO Patrick M. Shanahan added to this saying:
“Our collective teams will focus on further generating supply chain performance and resiliency.”
“This united effort to synchronize our production systems will enable greater market responsiveness and delivery assurance.”
As first reported by The Air Current, Boeing & Spirit AeroSystems have been experiencing some challenges, particularly on the aft bulkhead section of the 737 MAX.
It is understood that the issue at the time was down to hundreds of mis drilled fasteners installed with a laser.
Boeing said the following on this at the time to Jon Ostrower:
“We continue to take the time necessary to ensure each airplane meets our standards and regulatory requirements prior to ticketing and delivery”.
What remains clear is that the issues will be addressed, and such deals arranged this week will help reinforce that messaging to customers who continue to wait for their aircraft as delays continue to dampen this process.
All eyes on Boeing to see if they can get a grip on such delivery delays with Spirit AeroSystems.
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