Major cargo operators and airport hubs are adjusting their fleets and investing in state-of-the-art facilities to keep up with strong demand for transporting everything from online orders of consumer goods to fresh fish, flowers and medicines. That demand means 2018 is off to a strong start for the air cargo sector, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects volumes to grow 4.5% in 2018—though that is a slower pace than 2017, when restocking of inventories to meet ...

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