Boeing Co. is reportedly preparing to boost production of its flagship 737 MAX aircraft.
On Friday, Reuters reported that Boeing could produce as many as 42 Max jets per month by the fall of next year – which would be higher than the aircraft manufacturer’s current target of an increase to 31 planes per month by the spring of next year.
However, the implementation of the plan hinges on various of factors including demand, capacity uncertainty around some suppliers and Boeing's ability to reduce a surplus of jets already built.
Boeing has not issued any official statement on the plans yet. Last month the company reaffirmed plans to increase MAX output from an unspecified "low" rate to 31 a month by early 2022.