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China air cargo in gradual August rebound

China air cargo in gradual August rebound

China’s air cargo transport has maintained gradual recovery momentum with cargo volume in August reaching 86.7% of that in last August, according to the civil aviation authorities.
The country’s civil aviation industry handled a total of 546,000 tonnes of air freight in August, statistics from the Civil Aviation Administration of China showed. Both domestic and international air cargo transport sectors maintained gradual recovery, with the transport volumes reaching 86.2% and 87.8% of those in last August respectively.

All-cargo freighters carried around 220,000 tonnes of airfreight in August, representing a 20.01% increase as against the same period last year.

Civil aviation authorities of China have introduced a series of measures such as simplifying approval procedures to ensure the transport of anti-pandemic supplies and sustain the global supply chain.

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James Graham

James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.

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