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According to the Washington Post, Boeing will halt production of its new 737 MAX commercial jetliner in January 2020.


  1. How long will the production halt last?
  2. How many employees will be laid off?
  3. How much is it estimated that the entire U.S. gross domestic product for a period this year has been impacted by the problems with the 737 MAX?
  4. What other companies do you think have been impacted by the 737 MAX problems?


Gregg, A. (2019) Boeing will halt 737 MAX production in January as FAA reviews software fix. The Washington Post, Dec. 16 (Retrievable online at