Aviation – 35% Value of Global Trade
Every year, the air cargo industry transports 6.4 trillion dollars of goods equaling 35 percent of world trade by value according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). World air cargo traffic is expected to double in the next 20 years. Despite the flow of cargo in and out of countries around the world, very little air cargo is scanned for threats or contraband smuggling.
Cosmic ray tomography has the capability of enhancing the safety and security of the air cargo industry while also facilitating legitimate trade.