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Boeing forecasts $1.5 trillion for commercial airplanes and services in Southeast Asia over the next 20 years. This number includes 4,500 new planes valued at $710 billion at list prices and aftermarket commercial services valued at $785 billion, single-aisle airplanes continue to be the main driver of capacity growth in Southeast Asia.
“Three countries from Southeast Asia – Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia – made the top 10 list of countries that added the most airline seat capacity since 2010. Vietnam has experienced the strongest growth out of the three at nearly 15% per year, followed by Thailand and Indonesia at approximately 10% respectively,” said Randy Tinseth, vice president of Commercial Marketing at Boeing. “With an expanding middle-class, in market that continues to liberalize, coupled with a strong domestic, regional and international tourism sector, Southeast Asia has become one of the world’s largest aviation markets.”
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The complete forecast is available at http://www.boeing.com/cmo.
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