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Global cargo demand slow to improve: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its data for global air freight markets, which suggests a slight improvement in cargo demand, albeit at a slower pace than was expected. In each case, global demand for cargo largely improved in June when compared with May, however overall figures are well below that of June

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