Daily Memo: COVID-19 Drives Passenger-To-Freighter Conversion Demand

Boeing 737-800 converted freighter
Boeing 737-800 converted freighter
Credit: Boeing
For the air cargo sector, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a reversal in fortunes–with complex travel restrictions suppressing passenger demand, suddenly airlines’ cargo activities are the better performers. In August, according to figures from IATA, global cargo demand was down 12.6% compared with...
Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

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