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Airbus: 20-year demand for aircraft may increase

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Friday lowered its average traffic forecast growth to 4.4% per year, as previously predicted within 34,899 new passenger and cargo aircraft over the next 20 years.

Annual forecast of traffic growth has been revised downwards from 4.5% a year earlier, reflecting the maturation of some markets, and increasing air transport and support growth of the 20-year forecast comprising from 33,070 a year ago.

Airbus provided these figures before the media briefing.



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