December air cargo dampened

December demand in the general air cargo market put a final dampener on 2021 peak season volumes as continuing supply chain issues, congestion on the ground, and concerns over the new Omicron virus suppressed any end-of-year uptick, according to industry analysts, CLIVE Data Services.CLIVE’s latest weekly market intelligence shows a -5% fall in chargeable weight in December 2021, compared to the pre-Covid level of December 2019, making it, versus 2019, ... [+]

Capacity crunch elevates air cargo rates

Resilient international demand for air cargo capacity in August versus a shortfall in supply pushed average global air cargo rates up 112% to their pre-Covid level as a local lockdown in Vietnam and the closure of cargo handling terminals at Shanghai Pudong International Airport after a handful of new Covid ... [+]

Airlines continue to micromanage global capacity

After May’s subdued performance, global air cargo resumed its ‘long and winding road’ to Covid recovery in June with a 1% growth in demand versus the same month of 2019, as airlines continued to micromanage cargo capacity, according to the latest industry volume, load factor and rates data from analysts ... [+]

Air cargo volumes bounce back in April

Global air cargo demand bounced back into growth in April after a -3% dip in March, with high load factors keeping the international airfreight system under significant strain as the traditional surge in summer capacity has so far failed to materialize for a second consecutive year, say industry analysts CLIVE ... [+]

Global Air Cargo Volumes End 2020 on a “Relative High”

Despite no traditional peak season for global air cargo demand in Q4 2020, the year ended on a ‘relative high’ in December with the first positive year-on-year growth in weekly volumes in over 12 months, according to the latest industry statistics from analysts CLIVE Data Services and TAC Index. Volumes in the period 21 December 2020-3 ... [+]

Air Cargo’s Recovery Cools in November

Airlines’ hopes of a peak season boost in November failed to materialise with a year-over-year fall in demand of 1% point. This is the first decline in demand since the road to recovery started six months ago, according to the latest industry statistics from analysts CLIVE Data Services and TAC ... [+]

February’s Like-for-Like Analyses Results in Near 9% Drop in Air Cargo Chargeable Weight

Global chargeable weight in February 2020 fell - on a like-for-like basis - by nearly 9% versus 2019 as the air cargo industry suffered the dramatic consequences of the novel coronavirus on world trade. Market analyses by CLIVE Data Services for last month shows that conducting a basic year-on-year ... [+]

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