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First freight airship’s introduction in 2018

After 20 years of development work, the world’s first commercial cargo airship is set to launch in 2018. It will be manufactured by Lockheed Martin who received an order for 12 of them. Hybrid Airship, capable of carrying more than 20 tonnes of cargo along with nineteen passengers and two pilots, is believed to bring a revolution in remote cargo delivery. It enables affordable
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Robot Air Cargo Handling

One of the world’s biggest air cargo handlers PACTL in Shanghai will be trying the first use of robots to build general cargo pallets this summer. This experiment could transform the air freight sector and bring significant improvements in productivity, quality and security. Airis, logistics facilities developer, has concluded that 85-90% of general air cargo shipments handled by PACTL could be processed by robots.
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