Air Cargo Growing In Prominence, But Challenges Remain
Air cargo is viewed by many passenger carriers as a “stepchild,” but changes in the global supply chain have given cargo greater prominence. The surge in growth of “e-commerce” has transformed consumer behaviour, and has driven major increases in demand. Moreover, for countries such as the State of Qatar, having unfettered access to air cargo markets is a critical matter of national security.
• What forces are shaping the global cargo market? Does the regulatory framework support or hinder the growth of the industry
• What are the challenges to cargo growth?
• Safety and security issues