MOSCOW, Aug 15 (PRIME) — U.S. aircraft maker Boeing has increased its forecast on the demand for aircraft from airlines both from Russia and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 12.5% to 1,080 units within the next 20 years, Boeing said in a report Monday.
In monetary terms, the forecast was also boosted to U.S. $110 billion from the previous $90 billion, Boeing said.
According to Boeings latest forecast, narrow-bodied aircraft are expected to account for 60% of the total supplies over the next 20 years. Boeing expects the share of narrow-bodied aircraft in the fleets of CIS airlines to increase to 66% from the current 55% by 2030.
Moreover, the combined fleet of IS airlines is projected to increase to 1,400 aircraft by 2030 from the current number of 1,140 aircraft, Boeing said.