Anticipating future market needs for the highest adaptability


Anticipating future market needs for the highest adaptability

As a key actor in the industry, Airbus strives to have the most complete grasp of the commercial aircraft market, its players and trends. The aftermarket is equally important, no matter if looking at services or the trade of used aircraft.

Global Market Forecast - GMF - front cover 2019

Global Market Forecast (GMF)

Airbus’ Global Market Forecast (GMF) offers a forward-looking view of the air transport sector’s evolution.

The forecast accounts for factors such as demographic and economic growth, tourism trends, oil prices, development of new and existing routes.

It ultimately highlights demand for aircraft covering the full spectrum of sizes from 100 seats to the very largest aircraft over 400 seats.

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Global Services Forecast (GSF)

The Global Services Forecast provides an in-depth overview of the global commercial aviation services market.

It focuses on the air transport industry's demand to maintain assets, train and operate fleets, and enhance passengers’ experience for passenger aircraft above 100 seats and freighter variants. It includes the required number of pilots, technicians and cabin crew to operate these aircraft. Services are and will remain the cornerstone to enable safe and efficient operations whilst keeping the passenger experience at heart. 

The services demand forecast breaks down the market by type of service, aircraft family and world region over the next two decades.

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Asset management

For trade-ins, selling and leasing used Airbus aircraft to operators around the world, a dedicated Airbus’ Asset Management division takes care of all needs and queries. Its primary responsibilities include commercial, financial and risk management of the company’s portfolio, as well as the enhancement of all Airbus products’ residual value.

A full range of related services can be arranged, from assistance with entry-into-service and interior reconfiguration, to maintenance support and more.

Reach out to Airbus’ Asset Management division for enquiries.

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