EUROPE & CIS: Two per cent global fleet expansion in June

The global airline fleet expanded by about two per cent in June, thanks to new plane deliveries and a largerthan- expected number of aircraft being taken out of storage, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). IATA estimates a net 68 aircraft were taken out of storage in June, the highest monthly net total […]


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The global airline fleet expanded by about two per cent in June, thanks to new plane deliveries and a largerthan- expected number of aircraft being taken out of storage, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). IATA estimates a net 68 aircraft were taken out of storage in June, the highest monthly net total in at least a year. There also were 124 new aircraft delivered in the month, the highest number since December 2008.