IATA’s May global airfreight figures depict a sector where “it is getting harder to find optimistic signs,” IATA DC and CEO Tony Tyler said. Total market FTKs increased a slight 0.8% in May compared to a year ago, while total market AFTK capacity increased by 2.1%, bringing freight load factors to 44.9%, the lowest level since the post-crisis recovery, according to an IATA statement. Middle Eastern air cargo carriers reported the most growth May, at 9.7% year-over-year. ...

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