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Boeing Forecasts Growing Need For Freighters

Nov 18, 2020, 11:01 AM by Lawrence Garrett

An Etihad Airways Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner | Anna Zvereva; Wikimedia Commons

Aviation International News reports that The Boeing Company’s “newly released 2020 World Air Cargo Forecast anticipates more than 60 percent fleet growth over 20 years, driven largely by market requirements for medical supply transport and continuing e-commerce growth.” Specifically, it “projects a demand for 2,430 freighters over the next 20 years, including 930 new production freighters and 1,500 freighters converted from passenger airplanes.”
Full Story (Aviation International News)