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air cargo:

see aviationaviation,
operation of heavier-than-air aircraft and related activities. Aviation can be conveniently divided into military aviation, air transport, and general aviation.
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air cargo

All stores, equipment, or vehicles that do not form part of the aircraft and are either a part of or its entire payload.
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Oman Air Cargo Awards' is a pan-Oman forum to recognize the success of the local Air cargo industry that operates in partnership with Oman Air cargo division.
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