Boeing's 737 deliveries rise in November


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(Reuters) - Boeing Co delivered 61 of its best-selling 737 single-aisle aircraft in November up from 50 a year earlier, suggesting that the planemaker may be finally moving past supplier problems that have dented production.

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The numbers brought total deliveries for the first 11 months of 2018 to 704, up from 680 in the same period a year earlier.

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Boeing expects to deliver 810-815 planes in 2018.

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The company has been striving to overcome production bottlenecks stemming from delays in the delivery of fuselages and engines from its suppliers.

(Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru)

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