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Boeing to Terminate Production of 747 Jumbo Jet in 2022

By Kyodo News 30 July 2020

NEW YORK—Boeing Co. said Wednesday it will terminate production of its 747 line of jumbo jets in 2022 as the coronavirus pandemic saps travel demand and fuel-efficient models become a mainstay in the aviation market.

“In light of the current market dynamics and outlook, we’ll complete production of the iconic 747 in 2022,” Boeing said in a press release.

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