26 Apr 2023

Mixed signs for air cargo outlook for 2023

  The outlook for air cargo over the coming year remains mixed with several factors set to impact performance.Speaking at IATA’s World Cargo Symposium in Istanbul, IATA economist Bojun Wang predicted that air cargo demand was set to decline by 4% this year compared with 2022 levels. He said that this reflected the ongoing challenging […]

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14 Jan 2023

Has the Bottom Dropped Out of the Air Cargo Market?

Several major air cargo operators are signaling an anticipated drop in demand or a flattening of the capacity requirements which characterized the pandemic. According to IATA’s latest industry update, air cargo capacity in June and July were tracking close to pre-pandemic levels but was measured against lowered demand which contracted by -5% year-on-year in August, […]

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10 Dec 2022

Second Best Year for Air Cargo Market Despite Softening

      Air cargo revenues have doubled over pre-pandemic levels, marking 2022 as one of the industry’s strongest years ever the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said. Air cargo is expected to continue supporting the industry’s performance. Volumes are projected to rise this year even as cargo yield moderates with the additional belly capacity […]

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