Air cargo tonnages continue to slide

Global air cargo tonnages have continued to slide downwards in the first full week of December, while the overall average rate remained stable, ahead of the end-of-year holiday season. Figures for week 49 (5 to 11 December) are consistent with the slow progressive slide in air cargo demand throughout the second half of this year. They show an overall drop of -3% in worldwide flown tonnages compared with the previous week, ... [+]

WorldACD Air cargo trends for the past 5 weeks

Weak demand continues into November There are still no signs of any fourth-quarter (Q4) seasonal uplift in air cargo demand or pricing, with the downward trend of the last several months continuing into the second week of November – when peak season is usually in full flow. Following a steep decline in ... [+]

October confirms airfreight has record volumes

The latest worldwide air cargo figures - as reported by 75 airlines to WorldACD - confirm what followers of the air cargo industry had noticed already: the month of October 2017 was special. Monthly volumes were higher than ever, whilst revenues (when measured in EUR) peaked as well. Although revenues ... [+]

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