World Aircraft Fleet to Grow 20% Over Next 5 Years

Global Fleet Forecast - 2016 to 2026





The global commercial air transport fleet currently stands at 24,540 aircraft and is expected to grow 3.7% annually from 2016-2021 to 29,421 aircraft. Growth is expected to slow to 3.2% per year during the second five year period, bring the total number of in service aircraft up to 34,437 by 2026.

Over the entire ten-year forecast, Oliver Wyman predicts the global fleet will grow on average by 3.4% annually. The passenger fleet is expected to grow at 3.7% annually and the cargo fleet by 0.6% annually.

The above analysis is from the betterinsight™ 2016-2026 Global Fleet & MRO Market Forecast Commentary Go To betterinsight.


2016-2026 Global Fleet & MRO Market Forecast Commentary

Announcing the all new betterinsight™ 2016-2026 Global Fleet & MRO Market Forecast Commentary. Detailed commentary and analysis of the 10 year global fleet and MRO market forecast and trends behind the forecast. This report details Oliver Wyman’s 2016 assessment and 10-year outlook of the commercial airline transport fleet and the associated maintenance, repair, and overhaul.

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