Demand for a new mid-market jet?

|By:, SA News Editor

Rolls-Royce (OTCPK:RYCEY) believes there is a market for a new mid-priced jet such as the one Boeing (NYSE:BA) is currently exploring and would consider working with the U.S. planemaker on it.

"There is clearly a market, the question is how do you serve it?" said Eric Schulz, president of civil aerospace at Rolls-Royce.

Boeing is studying a gap in the market between narrow-body jets and long-haul aircraft for a potential new airplane that could seat 220-260 passengers.

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