Healthy supply of optimism at AirCargo 2013
“The industry’s profitability will likely continue, especially as we continue to emerge from the global recession,” Beatson says.
One of the biggest uncertainties in the sector is the expanded health care costs required by the Affordable Care Act, which offer the industry’s highest potential costs, he says.
Beatson warns that the industry must also deal with an array of threats including theft, cyber attacks and terrorism.
“If there ever is a major cargo problem in a belly, our whole industry will have to be reinvented,” he says.