Airbus senior VP product strategy Chris Emerson stated Airbus expects airlines in Asia to take delivery of 8,560 aircraft in the next 20 years, representing a third of the global total (Reuters, 07-Mar-2011). Airbus expects demand for 3,360 wide-bodied aircraft and 5,200 new aircraft in the 100-210 seat category.
Airbus sees a third of aircraft demand from Asia in next 20 years
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