Airplane fuselages bound for Boeing’s 737 Max production facility await shipment on rail sidings at their top supplier, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, in Wichita, Kansas, U.S. December 17, 2019.
Nick Oxford | Reuters
Boeing warned Wednesday that the coronavirus outbreak could hurt aircraft deliveries in the first quarter of the year, as traffic in Asia slows sharply because of the epidemic.
A day earlier, Boeing reported no new aircraft orders and said it delivered just 13 planes in January.
Largely centered in China, the new coronavirus has infected more than 45,000 people and killed at least 1,115. The World Health Organization, which recently named the virus COVID-19, declared a global…