Baltic Exchange Airfreight Index

Air cargo rates and volumes continue to soar in May

Airfreight rates continued to rise in May while demand also continued to beat last year’s levels. The Baltic Exchange Airfreight…

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Latest BAI figures inspire mixed feelings

The latest Baltic Exchange Airfreight Index (BAI) just released (in early November) suggests that rates outbound from Asia accelerated in…

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Are recent air cargo improvements the start of a full market recovery?

There is no doubt that the air cargo industry has seen some improvement over the last few weeks but there…

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Airfreight rates down in June as summer lull arrives

Airfreight rates declined again in June as the quieter summer period resulted in a demand slowdown (see dashboard at end…

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Rates end 2022 on a flat note but ahead of pre-Covid levels

Airfreight rates on key trade lanes ended the year on a flat note, but remain above pre-Covid levels. The latest…

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Transpacific airfreight pricing dips below 2021 levels in August

Average airfreight rates on major air cargo routes to North America slipped below last year’s levels in August as demand…

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Air cargo rates stabilise for summer period

Airfreight rates on key trade lanes were stable in July for the quieter summer period but remain far above pre-pandemic…

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