New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aircraft Supplier & MRO News Europe) Aug 8, 2010
Boeing said that air travel felt the impact of the economic crisis in 2009. Boeing said that air travel, like nearly every other industry, felt the impact of the economic crisis in 2009. Passenger air traffic declined about 2 percent as the worst recession in over six decades gripped the worldOs economies. But the remarkable resilience of air travel is amply documented in more than 45 years of published editions of the Boeing Current Market Outlook. Commercial aviation has weathered many downturns in the past. Yet recovery has followed quickly as the industry reliably returned to its long-term growth rate of approximately 5 percent per year. Boeing sees that same resilience in the first half of 2010 as the industry rebounds from the recent severe downturn. Passenger traffic is projected to rise 6 percent for the year, with similar annual growth rates for 2011 through 2014. Jul 26, 2010
Air Works, Airbus Air Works received DGCA/EASA certification to perform airframe major maintenance on the A320 family of aircraft. Jul 27, 2010
AVISA, EasyJet AVISA announced it will provide specialist training to EasyJet's engineering and maintenance staff. Jul 27, 2010
Baltia Air Lines, Boeing Baltia Air Lines announced today that its Boeing 747 has arrived at the Malaysian Airline System Berhad facility in Malaysia for scheduled maintenance. Aug 4, 2010
Boeing BoeingOs long-range forecast for 2010 anticipates delivery of 30,900 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at $3.6 trillion. Single aisle airplanes account for the majority of deliveriesN69 percent of the airplanes and 47 percent of the value. Rapidly expanding air service within China and other emerging economies and the spread of low-cost carrier (LCC) business models throughout the world drive this market segment. The twin-aisle market, which includes efficient long-range airplanes such as the Boeing 787 and 777, is the fastest growing segment of the market, accounting for 23 percent of the delivery units and 45 percent of the delivery dollars. High fuel costs are compelling airlines to accelerate replacement of older airplanes. In addition, the increased capabilities of the latest longrange, twin-aisle airplanes create opportunities for operators to take advantage of the ongoing liberalization of air transport markets to open new nonstop routes. Jul 26, 2010
Boeing Beoing said air cargo traffic is also...