Embraer Commercial Aviation has predicted Africa will take delivery of 240 new jets in the 70- to 130-seat segment over the next 20 years. The 70- to 130-seat jet fleet in service is estimated to grow from the current 120 units to 260 by 2034. The forecast was released during the Marrakech Air Show in Morocco. “Africans are turning progressively to air travel. As in Asia, economic expansion, a growing urban middle class, continued market liberalization and regional integration will be ...

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