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Boeing supplier Spirit announces layoffs due to virus, 737 MAX impacts

SEATTLE, June 10 (Reuters) - Boeing supplier Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc announced on Wednesday a 21-day layoff for staff doing production and support work for Boeing’s 737 program.

Spirit said the temporary layoffs and furloughs, effective June 15, are due to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty surrounding the 737 MAX’s return to service following fatal crashes.

Reporting by Eric M. Johnson in Seattle; Editing by Leslie Adler

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