Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing industry is expected to grow in the five years to 2015, as operators replace their fleets due to the strengthening economy. Increased air travel over the period will also bolster demand. These trends are expected to continue in the five years to 2020... read more
Industry SWOT Analysis
The Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the economy, is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 6.9% over the 10 years to 2020. Comparatively, world GDP is forecast to increase at an average annual rate of 3.4% over the same period. While IVA growth that much higher than GDP's does typically indicate a growing industry, most of the industry's performance can be linked to strong economic growth in emerging markets and the replacement of older aircraft in established ones.
In general, the life cycle stage of the aircraft manufacturing industry differs between countries and world regions... read more