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Signs of improvement: Cirrus Aircraft increases production

Finally, some good news in the aviation industry.  For the second time in 45 days, Cirrus Aircraftcirrus in Duluth, Minn., is boosting aircraft production. It’s planning to increase its staffing.  That’s good news to workers the company has furloughed.

The planemaker is increasing its production rate to eight planes a week, up from an increase in April to six per week.

Cirrus has seen growth in new aircraft orders over the past 120 days, with order rates consistently outpacing production.