Baltic Exchange Air Freight Index

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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Airfreight rates remain elevated in January

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on key trades were ahead of last year in January even though prices were down from the December…

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Airfreight space constraints and high rates set to continue

By Damian Brett

Capacity constraints and high air cargo rates are expected to continue for the time being as the industry continues to…

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Airfreight rates end the year on a high

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on major trade lanes ended the year on a high as supply chains remained under pressure. The latest…

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Omicron set to restrict cargo capacity and keep rates high

By Damian Brett

The Omicron variant is set to keep air cargo capacity tight and as a result air cargo rates will remain…

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Air cargo demand wanes as congestion puts the sector under pressure

By Damian Brett

Congestion on the ground is driving up air cargo rates and clogging up air cargo supply chains. Figures from analyst…

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