One after another, Boeing, the largest U.S. aircraft manufacturer hit by negative factors and struggling with business, announced on Wednesday that it would lay off 12,000 people in the United States to reduce costs. The company also announced that its Renton plant in Washington State has resumed production of the 737 Max aircraft and will gradually increase productivity in 2020.
As early as April this year, Boeing, which has 160,000 employees worldwide, has announced plans to lay off 10% of its employees by the end of 2020. The “Boeing 737 MAX” airliner was grounded globally due to two successive air crashes and The suspension of production, coupled with the spread of the New Coronary Pneumonia epidemic, has caused a double blow to the company. Chief Executive Officer Calhoun said: “The pandemic is hitting the entire civil aviation industry, which means that in the next five years, the commercial airliners and services required by our customers will be significantly reduced, which also means that our production lines and offices need There will also be fewer manpower … I hope the reality is the opposite. “