Baltic Exchange

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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Hong Kong-US air cargo rates index reaches new high for the year

By Damian Brett

Air cargo prices on services from Hong Kong to North America surged to a new high for the year last…

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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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Rates stable in July but elevated prices expected into 2022

By Damian Brett

Airfreight prices on major east-west trade lanes remained stable in July — albeit at a high level — and expectations…

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Airfreight market set to get worse before it gets better for buyers

By Damian Brett

Buyers of airfreight capacity should expect the market to get worse before it gets better, according to Bruce Chan, vice…

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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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Air cargo rates set to stay elevated during summer lull

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates cooled as the month of May progressed but this is unlikely to signify the start of a return…

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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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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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