Flightglobal's Commercial Fleet Forecast

About the Authors

This report has been developed through a partnership between Flightglobal’s Insight research team, with its unrivalled access to aviation market data, and Achieving the Difference's Clive Lewis a market expert with decades of forecasting experience within the commercial aerospace sector. The UK’s Bristol Business School, a leader in market modeling, has also provided support to ensure a robust methodology, based around key economic indicators and industry trends.


Clive Lewis

Clive Lewis of Achieving the Difference has more than a quarter of a century of aerospace industry experience. While a market forecaster at Smiths Industries (now GE Aviation), he studied for a Masters degree in Marketing at the University of the West of England. His dissertation on an econometric model for forecasting airliner retirements earned him a distinction. Clive went on to lead the market and business forecasting team at Lucas Varity that became TRW Aeronautical Systems and later Goodrich Aerospace.

As an industry supporter, Clive is a member of the ADS Market Development Board. For the last few years, Achieving the Difference has delivered the market forecast used by ADS and UK Trade & Investment to determine their international support strategy for the sector.


Flightglobal Insight

Flightglobal Insight is the research division of Flightglobal, the world’s longest established aviation media group.

With access to a wealth of information from Flightglobal’s premium services portfolio and industry expertise, Flightglobal Insight produces special reports and tailored analysis covering numerous sectors of the aerospace industry.

Flightglobal Insight provides indispensable analysis to help make informed business decisions armed with the knowledge needed.
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