Aviation Boeing crisis escalates as planemaker halts 737 production after two crashes Updated : December 17, 2019 07:45 AM IST Boeing, which builds the 737 south of Seattle, said it will not lay off any employees during the production freeze. The move could have repercussions across its global supply chain and the US economy. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.