The large Twin-Aisle replacements

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By Bjorn Fehrm


March 10, 2022, © Leeham News: We looked into the replacement market for the large twin-aisles and freighters in our February 28th article.

The obvious replacements for the market’s large Twin-Ailes are Airbus’ A350-1000, and Boeing’s 777-9, replacing 747s and A380s but more often 777-300ERs.

We compare the 777-300ER to the A350-1000 and 777-9 to understand the driving forces behind such replacements.

  • The choice between Airbus’ A350-1000 and Boeing’s 777-9 as the replacement for the market’s large aircraft will be decided by route passenger volumes and commonality more than any difference in the operating economics of the aircraft.

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