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Vietnam sees air freight boom as exports boost economy

Growth in airborne shipments is luring the region's biggest cargo airlines

Demand for air cargo is coming from firms such as Samsung, LG Electronics and Apple supplier Wintek, whose electronics goods made in Vietnam need the speedy service by plane.


ON a rainy night in Ho Chi Minh City, a half dozen ground handlers in reflective vests grunt and yell as they jockey an aluminium container onto the main deck of an Airbus A320 cargo plane bound for Hong Kong.

"Look at this container - packed full," George Berczely, general...