Supply Chain Bottlenecks Slowing Aircraft Production

Pratt & Whitney engine work
Pratt & Whitney is behind on delivering engines for Airbus A320neos.
Credit: Pratt & Whitney
Southwest Airlines entered the year planning to take delivery of 114 new Boeing 737 MAXs. A revised estimate stands at 66, assuming Boeing will deliver 54 of them in the second half—hardly a guarantee considering the bigger-picture supply chain issues behind the carrier’s fleet-plan reshuffling....
Michael Bruno

Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Executive Editor for Business. He oversees coverage of aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, supply chains and related issues.

Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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