With its growing export trade, a rapidly expanding domestic economy and an aviation regime that provides open access to freighters, India should be poised to take a major role in the global air cargo industry. Most shipping experts believe the country could take a huge leap forward over the next five years or be restricted to just a few faltering steps, missing out on much of its potential future growth.
The key has nothing to do with the miles of technology companies in Mumbai nor the textile businesses in Delhi. For shippers and carriers, the future of the country's role in air transport depends entirely on the country's success in pushing through extensive infrastructure improvements.
Source: Air Cargo World, http://www.aircargoworld.com
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