Global air freight traffic increased 6.9% year-over year in January, down from December 2016’s 10% growth, but more than doubling the average annual growth rate of 3% over the past five years, according to IATA’s January Air Freight Market analysis. Overall capacity grew 3.5% compared to January 2016; the total market freight load factor was 42.1%, up 0.8 point from a year ago. Air cargo traffic has been gaining momentum since the middle of 2016, coinciding with a steady rise ...

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