Chinese aircraft line up at Beijing Metropolitan airport. By Rob Finlayson Boeing has increased its 20-year forecast for new airliner demand in China by almost 700 aircraft compared to just 10 months ago. In a statement released Wednesday, Boeing projects that China will require 5,000 new commercial airplanes valued at $600 billion through 2030. In November the manufacturer forecast the China market demand to be 4,330 new aircraft valued at $460 billion (ATW Daily News, Nov. 3, ...

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