Boeing projected that 28,600 new commercial aircraft valued at $2.8 trillion will be required to meet demand through 2026, an increase of 1,400 aircraft over last year's forecast and 5,900 more than Airbus projected in its most recent guidance. According to Boeing's "Current Market Outlook" released yesterday, the new airplanes will make up 80% of the 36,400 commercial aircraft in service in 2026. Over the 20-year period, the manufacturer predicts 5% average annual growth in passenger ...

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