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May 23, 2024
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As we monitor the industry’s activities, it is apparent that while growth is important, so is the replacement.  Commercial aircraft are worked hard (some might say abused).  Despite the industry’s high safety record and remarkable ability to move literally millions of people with little fuss, the equipment does fail as it gets older.

Let’s start with widebodies.  Typically these aircraft do two flights, maybe three, per 24-hour cycle.  Their cycle rates are low, but the flights are long so they have high hours.  We see three key markets for replacement amounting to 858 aircraft from 16 years and older.

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Addison Schonland
Co-Founder AirInsight. My previous life includes stints at Shell South Africa, CIC Research, and PA Consulting. Got bitten by the aviation bug and ended up an Avgeek. Then the data bug got me, making me a curious Avgeek seeking data-driven logic. Also, I appreciate conversations with smart people from whom I learn so much. Summary: I am very fortunate to work with and converse with great people.