Baltic Exchange Air Freight Index

Transpacific airfreight rates climb in April

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates from Hong Kong to North America took off in April as a combination of capacity shortages and rising…

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Hong Kong-North America rates soar as capacity crunch tightens

By Damian Brett

Average airfreight rates on services from Hong Kong to North America last week breached the $9 per kg mark as…

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Transpac rates rise while supply chains brace for Ever Given impact

By Damian Brett

Air cargo rates on the transpacific trade lane picked up last week while capacity remains tight and supply chains brace…

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Monthly airfreight rates stable in February on key trades

By Damian Brett

Average monthly airfreight rates on key trade lanes were largely static in February compared with a month earlier but remain…

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Air cargo makes recovery “that passenger departments will be dreaming of”

By Rachelle Harry

The latest data form CLIVE Data Services and TAC Index suggests that in the last 10 months, global air cargo…

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Cargo load factors remain strong despite Chinese New Year

By Damian Brett

Air cargo load factors remained strong during the Chinese New Year as demand did not fall as strongly as it…

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Airfreight rates remain elevated in January despite seasonal slowdown

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on key trade lanes declined in January compared with a month earlier but remain far above last year’s…

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Carriers quick to return cargo capacity to the market after Christmas

By Damian Brett

Air cargo capacity quickly recovered to pre-Christmas levels after a temporary dip over the break, according to the latest figures…

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Airfreight rates expected to remain elevated in 2021

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates are expected to remain elevated in 2021 as the demand outlook remains uncertain and belly capacity is slowly…

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Airfreight rates climb in November while belly capacity grows

By Damian Brett

The air cargo industry saw rates out of Hong Kong increase in November while the start of December has seen…

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