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.
Capacity remained flat, with freighter losses cancelling belly gains
Belly capacity continues to increase, now only -15% below 2019
Notes: International capacity only (including flights between USA and Anchorage airport); Air cargo capacity by all freighters and widebody passenger aircraft only, both inbound and outbound combined; Only showing airports with at least 1,000 tonnes of air cargo capacity per month