4/22, 9:53 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Report: Boeing to fire 10% of civil aviation employees

American aircraft manufacturer Boeing is set to lay off about 10% of its employees working in the company's civil aviation division amid the coronavirus crisis, AFP reported on Wednesday citing unnamed sources familiar with the plans.

The measure will affect workers in the 787 and 777 long-haul programs as well as those in working on Being's 737 MAX single-aisle airplanes.

Earlier, Boeing announced organization and leadership changes at the company in preparation for "the post-pandemic industry footprint."

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