Printed headline: Middle Age Plateau   The link between low oil prices and demand for older aircraft is often made but rarely demonstrated. For the record, in the last four years the average price of Brent crude has declined by half; in the same period, the average age of the global Airbus fleet has risen to 9.5 from 8.7 years, while the average age of Boeing aircraft has climbed to 12 from 11.8 years. Data from consultancy IBA also show the average age of Embraer aircraft rising to ...


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