The state of air cargo and global trade
The COVID-19 pandemic is a health and humanitarian crisis, and it is also an economic shock. We will be providing weekly updates throughout the COVID-19 crisis on air cargo capacity changes based on actual flight movements.
With our comprehensive, reliable and up-to-date demand and supply databases, Seabury Consulting, now part of Accenture's travel industry practice, is able to provide insights and data on air, express and ocean freight demand and capacity on a global basis.
Global air cargo capacity increased across freighters and widebody belly, up 2% vs. the previous two weeks
Global widebody belly capacity has steadily increased in the last three months.
Shanghai PVG Air cargo capacity has dropped ~30% in the last five weeks due to handling manpower constraints
Airline freighters showed both the largest absolute and relative decrease.