Production of the legendary

the American aerospace giant Boeing has announced that it will cease production of the legendary “hunchback” of the aircraft Boeing 747 in 2022.

“In light of the current dynamics and prospects of the market, we will complete production of the legendary 747 in 2022”, — quotes the PRIME statement of the Corporation.

the First flight of the Boeing 747 took place in 1969, and since 1970 he entered service. Total produced more than 1.5 thousand aircraft of various modifications. Thus, according to the estimates of the Swiss Bank Credit Suisse last month, 91% of the Boeing 747 now do not fly.

Today it also became known that the net loss of the Boeing Co. at the end of II quarter of current year has decreased by 19% yoy to $2,395 billion.

the company explained that the results are “significantly affected” pandemic coronavirus and the suspension of flights 737 MAX, said “Finmarket”.

Revenue in the segment of the civilian aircraft fell by 65% to $1.65 billion.