Airbus sees Mideast aircraft demand reaching $347 billion
DUBAI (Reuters) - Airbus EAD.PA sees demand for 1,920 aircraft in the Middle East over the next two decades, worth $347 billion, it said in a statement on Monday.
The figures were part of the planemaker's global market forecast issued in September and are for 2011-2030 period.
Some of Airbus' biggest customers are in the Middle East -- including Emirates airline, the largest buyer of its A380 superjumbo -- and regional carriers appear keen to maintain expansion plans despite slowing global economic growth.
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