Fresh from its strategic win over Boeing with an order from Japan Airlines for at least 31 A350s, Airbus is preparing the ground to challenge its US rival in the future cargo aircraft market. While the worldwide air cargo market has been in the doldrums for several years, Airbus believes the future for freighter traffic is robust, particularly in Asia-Pacific and emerging nation regions, and now is the time to pitch aircraft options to compete in a market currently dominated by ...

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