Global air freight demand grew by 2% in September from the year-earlier period, flat from August, but less than half the five-year average growth rate of 5.1%. Although capacity growth, at 3.2% year-over-year (YOY), has outstripped demand for the past seven months in a row, yields appear to be holding up, according to data from IATA’s Air Freight Market Analysis released Nov. 5. The weaker growth, which is being buoyed by strong consumer confidence and growth in international ...

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