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Peak Airliner?

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Opposing views from a conference at Austin, TX
While Hasbrouck doesn’t expect most people will voluntarily fly less because of climate concerns, he does expect peak oil to price air travel out of reach of most.
Boeing projections show a steep growth curve ahead for the air travel industry that Felgar said will require an estimated 36,800 new planes by 2033, only 40% of which will be replacing old aircraft.
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While Hasbrouck doesn’t expect most people will voluntarily fly less because of climate concerns, he does expect peak oil to price air travel out of reach of most.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQR0bXO_yI8

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Re: Peak Airliner?

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Mean Mr Mustard wrote:
Boeing projections show a steep growth curve ahead for the air travel industry that Felgar said will require an estimated 36,800 new planes by 2033, only 40% of which will be replacing old aircraft.
Well they would say that wouldn't they. They've got to talk up their own business.
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