July 29, 2020

Boeing reports big loss, hints at more job cuts

New York (AFP) – Boeing reported a bigger-than-expected loss Wednesday and said it would further trim its plane production because of weak demand in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.The aerospace giant suffered a $2.4 billion second-quarter loss, reflecting the hit from much lower commercial plane deliveries as airlines suspend purchases due to falling consumer demand.Revenues plunged 25 percent to $11.8 billion.Chief Executive Dave Calhoun said the company would cut its plane production schedule and phase out production of the iconic 747, warning that the company “will have to further ass…

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