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Air Cargo Emerges From Shadows as Pandemic Lifeline

Air Cargo Emerges From Shadows as Pandemic Lifeline

March 8th, 2021

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Issue Summary

Cargo gets its place in the sun. One of the more interesting storylines of the Covid-19 pandemic's effect on aviation has been the emergence of freight as a lifeline for industry. Some carriers are tipping into profits on the strength of cargo, and seemingly every carrier is expanding its cargo operation (and in fact, Mesa is adding more freighters — see Weekly Skies). But while it's a lifeline, cargo isn't a savior. We take a look in this week's Feature Story.

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