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India to establish 33 new domestic cargo terminals by 2024-2025

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To facilitate the growth of India’s cargo sector, the government plans to build 33 new domestic cargo terminals by 2024-2025. Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia made this statement during the annual event of Air Cargo Forum India. As for the reforms in the cargo sector, the Minister said the industry players must focus on moving smaller loads of cargo from Tier II and III cities to metros in order to meet the 10 million metric ton target.

India to establish 33 new domestic cargo terminals by 2024-2025This can be achieved by acquiring smaller aircraft. By 2024-2025, 33 new domestic cargo terminals will be built to facilitate this. Additionally, he emphasized the need for processes to be paperless, automated and digitalized, which can help streamline cargo processing. Cargo sector has emerged as a promising area not just for Indian aviation but for global aviation during the last two years. Since 2013-14, India’s cargo sector has grown 9 to 10 percent. Airlines have seen a 520 percent increase in cargo revenue in the last two years.

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