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Declines In Air Freight Take Toll On Hubs

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Declines In Air Freight Take Toll On Hubs

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Declines In Air Freight Take Toll On Hubs

Declines In Air Freight Take Toll On Hubs

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After years of steady increases, the amount of air cargo declined last year. Sending goods by plane is much more expensive than by rail, trucks or ships. The recession and air cargo slowdown have affected many hubs, including Nashville.

Blake Farmer reports for member station WPLN.