Baltic Exchange Air Freight Index

Air cargo rates continue to decline in November

By Damian Brett

Air cargo pricing on some of the world’s major trade lanes continued to decline in November, bucking usual seasonal trends….

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Airfreight rates decline again in October

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates continued to buck normal seasonal trends and declined again in October as the air cargo market remained subdued….

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Soft market conditions continue in air cargo

By Damian Brett

Soft market conditions continue in air cargo as trade worries, high inflation and new Covid lockdowns impact demand. This week’s…

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Airfreight rates on key lanes continue gradual descent in September

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on key trade lanes out of Asia continued to weaken in September despite the industry heading towards the…

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Unexpected airfreight rate stagnation down to fuel prices and a slowing market

By Damian Brett

Many had expected the opening up of Shanghai and Hong Kong following strict Covid lockdowns to result in a surge…

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Airfreight rates on key lanes fall in June

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on key east-west trade lanes fell in June as the air cargo market enters the quieter summer period….

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Airfreight rates pick up in May despite demand declines

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on major east-west trades continued to increase on a year ago in May despite analyst figures showing demand…

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Airfreight rates to continue to rise despite easing demand?

By Damian Brett

The current easing of the airfreight market may only be a temporary blip and rates could rise further once lockdowns…

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Airfreight rates begin to rise in April

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on major east-west trades began to creep back up in April following the previous month’s decline, as demand…

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Rates decline in March despite Ukraine crisis and Covid restrictions

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on major east-west trade lanes declined in March despite the impact of the Ukraine crisis on airfreight and…

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