Russia And CIS Fleets To Double By 2034

The number of aircraft operated in Russia and the CIS region will more than double by 2034, according to a new Airbus report.

The number of aircraft operated in Russia and the CIS region will more than double by 2034, according to a new Airbus report.

In the OEM’s latest Global Market Forecast study, it is predicted that more than 2,000 aircraft will be needed by 2034, compared to the 922 in operation today to meet the region’s growing demand for air travel.

It forecasts that more than 1,280 of these aircraft will be new deliveries, valued at US$150bn, comprising 1,100 narrowbodies, 160 widebodies and 24 large widebodies.

Christopher Buckley, Airbus executive vice-president of sales, said: “The Russia and CIS market has always been of key strategic importance to Airbus, and we believe it will continue to grow, even with the recent challenges in the region, as air traffic has proven to be resilient to crisis around the globe.”

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