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Qatar Airways cargo- flying Pharma
Slowdown will hit profit outlook
The first half of 2019 has been challenging for the global air cargo business. IATA reported that global air freight markets showed FTKs, decreasing by 3.4% in May 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was a slight improvement on the 5.6% contraction in April
Green sky thinking
Retailers and consumers are demanding that products are shipped in an environmentally friendly way. Although the airline industry has set itself high targets of efficiency, it must now fight imbalanced regulations and ensure that it uses a common methodology for calculating emissions – an approach that will benefit the carriers with the most fuel-efficient aircraft. Martin Roebuck reports