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GE Capital Releases Commercial Aviation Industry Economic Outlook

August 01, 2014, 06:38 AM
Filed Under: Aircraft

GE Capital has released a national survey of C-suite executives at middle market companies (ranging from $10 million - less than $1 billion in sales). The survey, which is broken out by industry including those in commercial aviation, examines opinions on financial performance, operational issues and the economic outlook.

Key Findings - The most significant insights to emerge from GE Capital’s survey of leaders of U.S. middle market firms include:

  • Commercial aviation firms in the middle market have experienced revenue and employment growth in the past year.
  • Financing needs in the coming year will focus on working capital and equipment.
  • Most middle market commercial aviation firms generate the majority of their revenue from propeller or narrow body platforms.
  • There is an expectation in the industry that large commercial aircraft deliveries will decline and business jet deliveries will increase sometime after 2016.

To read the full Q2 2014 Commercial Aviation Industry Economic Outlook Survey, click here.

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