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Suppliers fret as planemakers ramp up production targets

Employee signatures on a poster commemorating the first Boeing Co 737 MAX. The CFM-powered 737 MAX enters service in 2017.


A RARE note of dissent permeated the Paris Airshow last week as suppliers worried that they might lose out if they invest to meet higher commercial jet production targets that ultimately prove unsustainable.

Airbus and Boeing plan to raise production rates of best-selling