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Cargo Chartbook - Q2 2017

Cargo Chartbook - Q2 2017
Released 4th July 2017

Key points from the IATA quarterly reprt on the air freight industry and markets:

  • :Annual growth in air freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) remained robust in the three months ended April 2017, with airline heads of cargo increasingly positive about the outlook over the year ahead.
  • This performance continues to be set against a stronger global economic and trade backdrop
  • A combination of rising cargo yields and recent falls in fuel prices is lowering the breakeven load factor. With achieved loads continuing to recover, and freighter utilization increasing, profit margins are widening.

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