Baltic Exchange Air Freight Index

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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Transpacific airfreight rates reach new highs

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on the transpacific trade lane have continued to surge since the start of November as peak season demand…

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Airfreight rates expected to continue to rise

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates are expected to continue to rise from already elevated levels despite efforts to ease ocean freight supply chain…

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Rates surge in October despite ‘lower than expected’ load factors

By Damian Brett

Air cargo rates surged in October due to shipper fears of a lack of peak season inventory, according to CLIVE…

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Cathay Pacific hikes transpac BSA prices as market surges

By Damian Brett

Cathay Pacific Cargo is hiking its block space agreement (BSA) prices on its transpacific and India services in response to…

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Early planning the cause of September rate rise

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates on major east-west trade lanes in September rose at a faster rate than last year as companies sought…

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Airfreight rates from Asia reach another high

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates out of Asia continued to climb last week as the region catches up following Typhoon Chanthu and the…

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Air cargo rates up in August as peak season looms

By Damian Brett

Air cargo rates on major east-west trade lanes began to pick up in August as the industry faced supply chain…

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Air cargo rates cool in June for summer slowdown

By Damian Brett

Air cargo rates settled down in June as the industry entered a seasonal slowdown in demand, but airlines and forwarders…

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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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