Spirit AeroSystems, A Major Supplier Of Boeing’s 737 Max Jets, Lays Off 2,800 Staff

A Boeing 737 Max airplane being built for Norwegian Air International taxis for a test flight, at Renton Municipal Airport in Renton, Wash.

The company builds parts including wing components, engine pylons and the entire fuselage for Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jets. The planes have been grounded worldwide in the wake of two fatal crashes.

(Image credit: Ted S. Warren/AP)