Air cargo appears to be on the uptick again after several listless years, but the global industry now emerging is far different from the thriving, pre-2008 financial crisis airfreight business. For decades, air cargo was the backbone of the post-World War II economy, driving global air cargo traffic growth of about 6% annually. But the industry struggled significantly after the financial crisis, briefly rebounded in 2010, and then stopped growing again from 2011-2013. Annual global air ...

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