HONG KONG - Airlines struggling to cope with the grounding of the 737 MAX could face a markedly different problem when Boeing Co’s best-selling jet is cleared to re-enter service: a switch to concerns about aircraft oversupply, carriers have been warned, write Tim Hepher and Anshuman Daga for Reuters. Continue reading original article
The Intelligent Aerospace take:
November 5, 2019-While Boeing's 737 Max passenger jet has been grounded since this spring, the aerospace giant has continued to produce the aircraft. Rob Morris, global head of consultancy at UK-based Ascend by Cirium, told financiers on Monday that a trifecta of increased dilveries, economic worries, and market pressures could lead to a glut of available aircraft.
“Next year is the challenge. When the dam breaks and the MAX starts to flow, there are going to be a lot of aircraft,” Morris told financiers in Hong Kong on Monday. Boeing has stated it plans to have the 737 Max return to service late this calendar year
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