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China airfreight rates continue to surge

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates out of China have rapidly increased over the last week, but thoughts are now turning to the impact…

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China airfreight rates spike while Cathay mulls cargo only PAX flights

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates from China increased rapidly last week as demand from China begins to ramp up but spare capacity remains…

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Airfreight rate data points to China demand surge ahead

By Damian Brett

Intra-Asia airfreight rate data could indicate a surge in cargo from China over the coming weeks. The latest figures from…

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Airfreight rates show signs of improvement in January

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates showed signs of improvement in January, but the outlook is clouded by the timing of the Chinese New…

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Coronavirus clouds airfreight outlook

The coronavirus is beginning to affect airfreight prices in Asia, derivatives broker Freight Investor Services (FIS) has reported. However, the…

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Air cargo contracts expected to be at lowest level for four years

By Damian Brett

The baseline price of airfreight ACMI and block-space agreements are expected to be negotiated at their lowest level in four…

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A tough year for air cargo rates but some positives

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on major east-west trade lanes ended the year behind 2018 levels, but the picture is more positive when…

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Airfreight rates continued to climb as year came to a close

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates continued to climb in November as average prices reached their highest level in 2019. The latest east-west airfreight…

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HK forwarders warn of further hurdles despite cuts to terminal charges

Hong Kong forwarders have welcomed Cathay Pacific’s plan to cut terminal charges but warn that these need to be maintained…

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DB Schenker outlines a challenging year ahead for airfreight

By Damian Brett

DB Schenker’s head of airfreight in the Americas is expecting another challenging year for the industry with flat airfreight rates,…

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