The highest average age for widebody aircraft in active service is in North America, where the jets are about four years older than those for airlines in Africa and five years older than in Europe or the Middle East, an Aviation Week analysis shows. Most of that gap can be attributed to the average fleet age for U.S. carriers: 17.9 years for its nearly 1,500 widebody aircraft. That put the U.S. at 11th highest for average age in Aviation Week’s country-by-country analysis and ranking—and ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "North America Home To Oldest Widebody Fleet, Analysis Shows".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.