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Running head: THE IMPACT OF AIR CARGO 1Module 6.3 – The Impact of Air Cargo OperationsAndrew BentleyEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityThe Impact of Air Cargo OperationsIn our economy, cargo can travel through a variety of methods, such as rail, air, sea, and land. Air cargo operations specifically include air express, air freight, and air mail services. There are many different factors that affect these air cargo operations, including economic conditions, regional capabilities, time sensitivity, and more. The air cargo industry can easily seeloss or gain, depending on these particular factors. Let’s examine how these factors affect the industry, attempting to promote the growth of air cargo.Economic ConditionsIn general, economic conditions affect supply and demand, regardless of industry (Fernandes, 2015). Economic conditions could be affected from situations such as war, strikes, and terrorism. In these situations, demand decreases, making it more difficult for air cargo carriers to operate and create revenue. Air cargo carriers may use methods like combining