Air cargo recovery continues amid improving economic activity, says IATA

September 1, 2020 Alex Lennane

July saw the air cargo market stabilise further, according to the latest data from IATA. Cargo-tonne-km (CTKs) fell 13.5% year on year, although month-on-month, seasonally adjusted figures showed growth of 2.6%. IATA noted that manufacturing output and export orders were improving, indicating that CTKs should also continue to improve. Year-on-year, July capacity was down 31.2%, but up on June. Belly capacity remained low, at some 70% down year on year, ...

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