Mayor Pavone's Statement on Boeing 737 MAX
Posted on 11/18/2020
Mayor Armondo Pavone

City of Renton SealNov. 18, 2020

City of Renton Mayor Armondo Pavone has issued the following statement in response to The Boeing Company’s official statement on 737 MAX production.

“We are grateful that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today rescinded the order that halted commercial operations of the Boeing 737 MAX. The move will allow Boeing to begin making deliveries, continue working with regulators worldwide, and allow their customers to return the airplane into service.

“As the nation recovers from COVID-19, we are hopeful that the first recovery will be national travel, and this is incredibly positive for the delivery and production of the 737 MAX. We’ve also been assured that Boeing’s commitment to manufacturing the 737 MAX in Renton is going to be for the long haul – a shot in the arm for our community and for the amenities, quality of life, and business climate that makes this City so desirable.”

City of Renton Contact
Preeti Shridhar, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569

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The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 105,500 (2020), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website, news releases, or Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages. 


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