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A. The number of parked 747's has grown during the last few months, how many of them will return to the skies ?
B. Alternatives (A340-500/600 & B777-300ER) are entering service. They will likely continue to eat into the 747 market. What share in the high volume /long range market will they get, 50 % ?
C. Boeing says still 50 B747 are on order, but I've been reading other interpretations of this backlog... what is realistic, another 40 before the line closes ?
D. After the A380 enters service the 747 will come under extra pressure in real high volume / restricted slot markets. How many A380 do you think will be sold until 2015 ?
E. Is there a break even production volume for the 747 ? At some point Boeing can no longer keep the line open. What do you think this break even volume is, 10 aircraft per year ?
F. If we take the number of 747s flying around at this moment at 100%.
How many do you think will be flying around in 2005, 2010, 2015 and 2020 ?