Cargo Chartbook - Q1 2017
Released 20th April 2017
Key points from the IATA quarterly report on the air freight industry and markets:
- Notwithstanding an easing in the quarterly pace of growth over the past three months, year-on-year growth in air freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) has made a strong start to 2017.
- The pick-up in air freight volumes over the past nine months has been set against an upturn in global economic and trade conditions. Business surveys point to another quarter of robust annual FTK growth in Q2.
- When surveyed in January, airline heads of cargo were positive about the demand outlook over the year ahead.
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