Airbus forecast:Global freighter fleet to double by 2031

Asia-Pacific region will lead the demand for planes


2031 Airbus Airbus Global Market Forecast aircraft deliveries Asia Pacific emerging regions Europe freighters North America


Airbus’ Global Market Forecast has pointed out that internationally there will be a demand for 3,000 freighters along with another 25,000-odd passenger aircraft by 2031 valued at $4 trillion. This figure, representing almost twice the global freighter fleet, will be propelled by urbanization and economic growth in emerging regions. The aircraft manufacturer has projected that the Asia-Pacific region will lead the world in aircraft demand, accounting for 35 percent of aircraft deliveries, followed by Europe and North America.