Boeing forecast that global annual air cargo traffic growth will average 5.8% over the next 20 years, a downgrade from the 6.1% average annual growth it previously predicted, but projected robust growth in the worldwide freighter aircraft fleet through 2027. The manufacturer will release more detailed traffic projection figures in its biennial "World Air Cargo Forecast" in November, but it revealed the growth rate yesterday as part of a cargo addendum to its overall market outlook ...

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