754,000: That is the number of new maintenance technicians The Boeing Co. predicts will be required to maintain the commercial, business aviation and helicopter fleets over the next 20 years. The Asia-Pacific region will have the greatest demand, claiming 34% of technicians worldwide, followed closely by the U.S. at 25%. This is the first time Boeing has considered helicopter and business aviation workforce needs in its forecast; in past years, the outlook only included predicted demand for ...

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