Cargo handling problems weigh on November volumes, data shows

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Cargo loading of a British Airways aircraft. Photo Credit: Stuart Bailey / British Airways

Despite the ongoing surge in demand for airfreight, November’s cargo volumes declined slightly from October, and even November 2019 levels, as congestion at airports and overwhelmed ground handlers presented another bottleneck apart from the ongoing cargo capacity issues. November saw a 3% decline in chargeable weight from pre-pandemic levels alongside a 1.2% dip from October […]

 

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