As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world stopped traveling. Closed borders and strict travel requirements meant that actual flight movements were severely impacted, which caused a knock-on effect on air cargo logistics and global trade. But whilst the world returns to the skies once again, air cargo industry players are adapting to a very different landscape.
With our comprehensive, reliable and up-to-date demand and supply databases, our travel industry practice is able to provide insights and data on global air cargo capacity, express and ocean freight demand and capacity on a regular basis.
Global international air cargo capacity was down -4%
Intra-Asia air cargo capacity remains down (by high single digits) on 2019 levels
Total international air cargo capacity growth, August 29 - September 11 vs same weeks in 20191
% growth vs 2019
Note: Aug 29-Sep 11, 2022 compared to Aug 26-Sep 8, 2019; Direct international flights only; all flows indicate region-to-region capacity; regions indicated by color; dates in UTC; 1) Total air cargo capacity includes widebody passenger and all freighter flights