"Aircraft utilization is at record highs as are global load factors. Growth in people traveling is happening faster now that new capacity is being introduced. These are fundamental indicators that show that the aviation market is healthy and perhaps even a little underserved," said Boeing's Zolotusky.
The company expects the higher costs and stricter terms for export credit borrowing next year to drive down reliance on government-backed loan guarantees, as their use gradually returns to lower historic rates.
Boeing's complete 2013 aircraft finance market outlook can be found at www.boeingcapital.com/cafmo.
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