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Boeing considers suspending production of 737 Max

Board discusses next steps after regulators dash hopes of return to service by year end

An aerial photo shows China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft at Boeing facilities at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Washington, on Sept. 16.   © Reuters

NEW YORK (Financial Times) -- Boeing's board is discussing whether to cut back or suspend production of the 737 Max passenger jet, raising the possibility that the US aircraft manufacturer will face another round of charges before regulators clear the plane to resume flying.

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