• Kyodo News


European aircraft maker Airbus SAS said in a report Wednesday that it expects Japanese airlines to acquire 518 new jetliners in the next 20 years through 2028 to replace aging aircraft and meet increased demand.

The report projected Japan will operate 548 passenger planes in 2028, up 26 percent from 436 planes in 2008.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.