June 16, 2011 – PARIS (Reuters) - Boeing <BA.N> on Thursday forecast a $4 trillion market for 33,500 passenger jets over the next 20 years.
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The forecast, which covers sales by Boeing and Airbus <EAD.PA> and other smaller aircraft manufacturers, signals a strong increase in demand on the eve of the Paris airshow which starts on Monday.
"The world market has recovered and is now expanding at a significant rate," said Randy Tinseth, vice president of marketing at Boeing's commercial division.
(Reporting by Tim Hepher)