Executive Briefings

Airfreight Traffic in Middle East on the Rise

Whether the growth of air cargo traffic through the Middle East over the past decade signals a clear-cut shift of global trade routes or a balancing of the such routes is debatable, one thing is clear: air cargo traffic through the Middle East is exploding.
According to analysts and industry officials, the growth is keyed to several factors: geographic proximity and aggressive Middle Eastern airlines that have stepped up smartly to meet the increasing capacity demand; liberalization allowing greater penetration of European and Indian markets; and a shift in worldwide manufacturing.
Source: Air Cargo World

Whether the growth of air cargo traffic through the Middle East over the past decade signals a clear-cut shift of global trade routes or a balancing of the such routes is debatable, one thing is clear: air cargo traffic through the Middle East is exploding.
According to analysts and industry officials, the growth is keyed to several factors: geographic proximity and aggressive Middle Eastern airlines that have stepped up smartly to meet the increasing capacity demand; liberalization allowing greater penetration of European and Indian markets; and a shift in worldwide manufacturing.
Source: Air Cargo World