Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing industry is expected to grow in the five years to 2016, 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 2021... read more
Business locations segmented by revenue. Most industry products are manufactured in North America and Western Europe because these regions are home to most of the largest original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), technological knowhow and the advanced manufacturing capacity required to produce modern commercial aircraft. On the other hand, emerging markets and Asia and the Middle East in particular, represent the industry's fastest growing markets, but have limited production capacity and focus more on low end parts manufacturing. However, countries such as China and Russia are attempting to elbow into the OEM market.
North America account for about 48.3% of the industry. In particular, the United States makes up most of this share... read more