The role of dedicated freighters in the airline industry is still relevant and growing, even as the air cargo sector faces some headwind and overcapacity. According to IATA chief economist Bryan Pence, the freight traffic, measured in FTKs has not grown over the last 12 months, factoring seasonal adjustments. At the IATA World Cargo Symposium in Singapore, industry experts highlighted that the strong demand for passenger aircraft means more underbelly cargo space is injected into the ...

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