The size of China's air transport fleet will exceed 9000 by 2038
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, Nov. 14 (Reporter Hu Zhe) "it is estimated that by 2038, the size of China's air transport fleet will reach 9401, which is about 2.6 times that of 3639 in 2018."
This is the reporter from the China Aviation Industry Group Co., Ltd. released on the 14th, "2019-2038 civil aircraft China Market Forecast Annual report" learned the information.
The report predicts that China's air transport market will maintain rapid growth in the next 20 years. It is estimated that by 2038, China's civil aviation market will need to supplement 7630 passenger aircraft. The strong demand is due to a threefold increase in passenger traffic in China by 2038 and the need to replace 2854 less efficient older airliners.
In terms of specific aircraft types, single-aisle aircraft of the 150-seat class will continue to dominate the Chinese passenger fleet, with an estimated 4680 aircraft in operation by 2038. Over the next 20 years, the market demand for single-aisle aircraft in the 150-seat class is expected to be 3970.
In the future, with the rapid construction of small and medium-sized airports in China, as well as the strong support of the state for regional airliners, the regional airliner fleet will grow rapidly, and it is expected that the delivery volume of regional airliners will exceed 1000 from 2019 to 2038.