Thursday, June 20, 2024

‘Less bumpy’ global air cargo market lifts volumes

Increasing shipper and freight forwarder confidence in a more stable global air cargo market led to a higher commitment to longer-term freight contracts in September as a drop in capacity and traditional month-over-month seasonality pushed volumes up +6%, according to the latest weekly performance data from CLIVE Data Services, part of Xeneta. The number of […]

General air cargo market demand fell for a ninth consecutive month in November

Freight forwarders are taking a ‘wait and see’ approach before making long-term air cargo capacity commitments as airlines saw demand drop 2% month-over-month in November as general airfreight volumes dipped for a ninth consecutive month, dashing hopes of a late peak season boost, according to the latest weekly market by CLIVE Data Services, part of […]

August air cargo data could signal a better-than-expected peak season

Gatwick cargo volumes could more than double

Global air cargo market performance data for August offered a glimmer of hope for volumes in the upcoming peak season as the decline in demand seen over the previous four months slowed and general air cargo rates between Europe and North America stabilised, according to the latest weekly analysis from CLIVE Data Services, part of […]

Cooling transatlantic market sees rates dip between April and June

Global air cargo volumes fell again in June, down 8% year-on-year, with additional summer airline capacity continuing to apply a downward pressure on airfreight rates, especially on the North Atlantic which has seen a 30% decline over the past three months. Demand in the general airfreight market in June was -7% compared to 2019 and […]

Cooling transatlantic market sees average air cargo rates dip

Global air cargo volumes fell again in June, down 8% year-on-year, with additional summer airline capacity continuing to apply a downward pressure on airfreight rates, especially on the North Atlantic which has seen a 30% decline over the past three months, according to the latest weekly air cargo market intelligence from industry analysts CLIVE Data […]

Macro events take their toll on air cargo’s recent recovery

Quito's air cargo sector off to a flying start in 2022

The war in Ukraine, resulting sanctions and lockdowns in China muted the growth of general air cargo volumes and capacity in March, causing a sudden interruption to the recovery trend of recent months after the peak COVID-19 disruption of the past two years, according to the latest weekly air cargo market intelligence from CLIVE Data […]

New year, same story as global air cargo makes a modest start to 2022

New year, same story as global air cargo makes a modest start to 2022

Against a backdrop of continuing market uncertainties, general air cargo volumes in January 2022 recorded a modest 0.1% increase in chargeable weight compared to the opening month of last year, according to the latest industry analysis by CLIVE Data Services. Volumes were also on a par with the pre-pandemic January 2019 level at +0.2%. As […]

December air cargo demand dampened by supply chain issues and Omicron concerns

December air cargo demand dampened by supply chain issues and Omicron concerns

December demand in the general air cargo market put a final dampener on 2021 peak season volumes as continuing supply chain issues, congestion on the ground, and concerns over the new Omicron virus suppressed any end-of-year uptick, according to industry analysts, CLIVE Data Services. CLIVE’s latest weekly market intelligence shows a -5% fall in chargeable […]

Congestion on the ground muted air cargo growth in November

Congestion on the ground muted air cargo’s growth in November, with volumes falling by -1.2% versus October, reversing the trend traditionally seen in the peak build-up to Christmas, according to the latest global air cargo market intelligence from industry analysts, CLIVE Data Services. CLIVE’s analyses of the air cargo market for the full four weeks […]