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Carriers to need 2,800 freighters by 2041

Oct 12, 2022

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Boeing forecasts air cargo will increase at an average compound rate of 4.1 percent per year over the next 20 years.

Carriers will need additional freighters
The Boeing Commercial Market Outlook (CMO) 2022-2041 has predicted robust demand for dedicated freighters to support global supply chains and growing express networks. "Carriers will need 2,800 additional freighters overall including 940 new widebody models in addition to converted narrow-body and widebody freighters over the forecast period," says the report. Boeing CMO is expecting 1,855 passenger-to-freighter conversions over the period.

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