Expect the number of new transport aircraft deliveries to grow consistently over the next decade, with 2019 being a unique year for fleet changes. Why? While aircraft manufacturers are scheduled to deliver about 2,100 aircraft, a very robust number—only about 500 should be retired from the existing fleet and 300 are coming out of storage and returning to service, according to Aviation Week’s 2019 Commercial Fleet & MRO Forecast. In subsequent years, the drumbeat of ...

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