AAPA: E-commerce expansion drives August air cargo traffic

Belly capacity improvement slowed amid regional COVID-19 surge

E-commerce growth, strong demand for consumer goods and ongoing supply congestion drove Asian cargo traffic higher in August, bolstering the region’s airfreight market despite the ongoing lack of belly capacity due to COVID-19-related passenger travel restrictions. Cargo traffic among Asia-Pacific carriers was up 26% in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) from August 2020, whereas cargo demand […]

 

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