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FOCUS: Small recovery apparent in air freight volumes New data from the IATA show air cargo volumes continue to fall, but we may be seeing the bottom of the dip, while the Middle East remains strongest.

FOCUS: Small recovery apparent in air freight volumes

New data from the IATA show air cargo volumes continue to fall, but we may be seeing the bottom of the dip, while the Middle East remains strongest.

 •   Air freight volumes flat after recent declines
 •   Air freight momentum slows but Middle East bucks trend
 •   Middle East outperforms global air freight market


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FOCUS: High pent-up demand in Iranian truck market

FOCUS: High pent-up demand in Iranian truck market

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REPORT: Middle East aviation missing out on up to $16bn

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FOCUS: Building the world's first LNG cruise ships

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A recent environmental report attacking the shipping industry’s ULCS, otherwise known as ‘fat ladies’, has many coming to their defence
 
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