Boeing 787 Dreamliners are built at the airline’s North Charleston, South Carolina, assembly plant on May 30, 2023.

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boeing told employees on Monday it expected slower growth in production and deliveries of new 787 Dreamliner planes due to supplier shortages of “some key parts.”

Boeing has already slowed down its deliveries and output 737 max aircraft After a near disaster in January when a door plug burst From one of the jetliners mid-flight.

The company was separately trying to boost production of the 787 Dreamliner after deliveries were suspended for nearly two years due to quality issues. Expires in mid-2022.

“We continue to take steps to improve the overall health of our production system, improving safety, first-pass quality, training, sequencing and ensuring our teams have the resources they need to excel. Putting your ideas into action.” Scott Stocker, 787 vice president and general manager, in a memo to employees at Boeing’s South Carolina 787 plant.

Stocker said Boeing still faces supplier shortages.

“To this end, we have shared with our customers that we expect a slow increase in our production and delivery rates,” he wrote in the memo first reported by Reuters, adding that the company was still maintaining a steady rate of growth. Planning to increase. High demand.

Boeing is set to report quarterly earnings and likely detail its production plans before the market opens on Wednesday.

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