Low-Cost Carriers Drive Growth in Southeast Asian Aviation
07/27/2014|11:42:36 AM|skift.com

That jet size could dominate the region’s orders for new civil jet aircraft from 2014-33 due to the proliferation of low-cost carriers (LCCs) and intra-regional travel, as those aircraft types serve that type of travel.

The region is expected to need 2,160 jets, each seating around 160 and with a flying range of up to four hours. They would be valued at US$210 billion, said Patty Rhodes, regional director for product marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

Single-aisle jets represent 70% of all projected aircraft sales in the region, numbering 3,080 over the period and accounting for 46% of sales value at $450 billion.

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