Bombardier is projecting 12,900 deliveries of new aircraft in the 20/149- seat range over the next 20 years, up from its previous forecast of 11,200. The market now is valued at $528 billion. "Fuel is a major driver in our revised forecast," VP-Commercial Aircraft Marketing and Communications Trung Ngo said at this week's Regional Airline Assn. meeting in Indianapolis. The numbers represent a "significant increase in fleet size" as airlines seek replacements for aging aircraft or move to ...

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