Spirit announces 450 new layoffs in Wichita – KAKE
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – Spirit AeroSystems announced on Friday afternoon that it will layoff 450 employees at its Wichita facility.
This comes after the recent rate reduction of 737 MAX and the ongoing pandemic.
“Our production rates for commercial aircraft have fallen from historic highs to significantly lower volumes in a matter of months,” said Tom Gentile, President and CEO of Spirit AeroSystems. “We are taking this action to better calibrate our employment level to the reduced demand we se…