Baltic Exchange

Transpacific airfreight rates reach new highs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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