Happy new year as air freight marks a decade ‘in the black’

December 13, 2018 Alexander Whiteman

IATA claims global aviation is on course for a “decade in the black”.
However, the annual pace of growth in cargo is well below last year’s “exceptional” performance.
Despite the slowdown, the association remains relatively positive about future growth, albeit it at a slower pace.
“The expected 3.7% annual increase in cargo tonnage next year to 65.9m tonnes (up from 63.7m in 2018) would be the slowest pace since 2016,” it said.
“This reflects a weak world trade ...

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