Airfreight volumes droop in December but rates remain high

The prolonged rise in the airfreight market finally came to an end in December, according to industry analysts, CLIVE Data Services. Continuing supply chain issues, congestion on the ground, and concerns over the new Omicron virus suppressed any end-of-year uptick, it said in its latest report, published on 5 January. CLIVE’s latest weekly market intelligence shows a -5% fall in chargeable weight in December 2021, compared to the pre-Covid level of December ... [+]

Air cargo load factors surge again

Air cargo load factors and airfreight rates continued their expected peak season climb in September, said industry analysts, CLIVE Data Services.  CLIVE’s ‘dynamic loadfactor’ – which measures both the volume and weight perspectives of cargo flown and capacity available to produce a true indicator of airline performance – rose to 68% ... [+]

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