Growth in Global Air Cargo Market: The global air cargo market will expand at a rate of 5.2 percent annually over the next twenty years according to the Boeing world Air Cargo Forecast 2012/13. Growth will be driven by world gross domestic product (GDP) that is predicted to double over the forecast period.
The forecast assumes that more efficient aircraft will reduce the cost of air cargo. There will be significant demand for the niche technical textiles that serve as cargo harness restraints. The Boeing World Air Cargo Forecast 2012/13 can be downloaded here.