Airbus forecasts 40,000 aircraft will be required in the next 20 years
Airbus predicts the world’s passenger aircraft fleet above 100 seats is set to more than double in the next 20 years to over 40,000 planes. as traffic is set to grow at 4.4 percent per year, according to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast 2017-2036.
Air taffic is set to grow at 4.4 percent per year, according to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast 2017-2036.
[miptheme_quote author=”John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer – Customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft” style=”boxquote text-left”] Air travel is remarkably resilient to external shocks and doubles every 15 years, Asia Pacific continues to be an engine for growth, with domestic China to become the world’s largest market. Disposable incomes are growing and in emerging economies the number of people taking a flight will nearly triple between now and 2036.[/miptheme_quote]
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Emerging markets currently home to 6.4 billion of the world’s 7.4 billion population will account for nearly 50 percent of the world’s private consumption by 2036.