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Airbus predicts cargo surge

4.8% annual growth over next 20 years

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An analysis by Airbus shows global demand for 2,700 cargo aircraft, either purpose-built or converted from passenger planes, over the next two decades. 

The A330-200F is designed to tap growing demand for mid-size freighters. AIRBUS

Despite the depressed state of air-freight traffic in recent years, Airbus now sees average annual growth of 4.8% over the next 20 years, requiring a near-doubling of the worldwide freighter fleet.

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