Asian demand for 16,000 planes spells a bonanza for Boeing and Airbus

Airbus and Boeing have never had it so good in Asia.
The rapid growth of mainland Chinese carriers and the entry of many budget operators has meant billions of dollars in orders for the aircraft makers. At the Singapore Airshow starting on Monday, top officials from Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders to Boeing’s vice-president of marketing Randy Tinseth are due to outline their plans to capture that boom.
“There’s a huge market there,” said Rahul Kapoor, an…