Article Dated: 20 November, 2006
NEW DELHI—Due to a boom in the production of retail, textile, and pharmaceutical goods, air cargo is a fast growing sector in India says India’s Business Standard newspaper.
Air cargo traffic is expected to register 8-10 percent annual gains over the next 5 to 10 years, the newspaper said.
International freighter majors as Lufthansa Cargo, Emirates SkyCargo, Cathay Pacific, and SriLankan Cargo are expanding their Indian capacities. Indian’s domestic carriers like Kingfisher Airlines, GoAir, Jet Airways, and Air Deccan also plan to launch dedicated cargo operations while Blue Dart Aviation and First Flight Couriers already offer cargo space on domestic flights between Mumbai, Delhi, and Chennai.