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Boeing values African 20-year Aviation Market at $400 Billion

Africa’s strong, long-term growth prospects for commercial aviation are closely tied to the continent’s projected 3% annual economic growth over the next 20 years, according to Boeing. This is coming as the aircraft giant, forecasts that Africa’s airlines would...

Estimating Flight Ops costs for selected EU airlines

The US DoT datasets are truly a cornucopia of information.  We are fortunate to have such granular data - despite some of the issues in working with it. In conversations with people across the industry, we consistently remark that this data can be used as benchmarks....

Middle East will remain robust widebody territory

The Middle East will continue to be one of the leading markets for wide-body aircraft in the near to medium-term future. In its latest Commercial Market Outlook for the region, Boeing projects demand for 1.570 wide bodies until 2040. Only Europe has an appetite for...

Airbus vs Boeing – an O&D history from 2000

The never-ending race between the duopoly is what gives many of us a reason to come to work every day. For most of us, we hope, this is also a pleasure. Part of the pleasure for us is trying to untangle the flow of information, which grows more opaque. Airbus doesn't...