The global air freight market increased 3.9% year-over-year (YOY) in August, down slightly from July’s revised 4% growth, illustrating the “stiff headwind” air freight continues to encounter amidst “the ongoing sluggishness of global trade conditions,” according to IATA’s August Air Freight Market Analysis. Air freight capacity was up 4.1% YOY in August, leading to a global freight load factor 40.8%, down 0.1 point from August 2015. “For the third ...

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