Global air freight traffic increased an overall 3.8% in 2016, rebounding in the second half and nearly doubling the industry’s average growth rate of 2% over the last five years, according to IATA’s latest Air Freight Market Analysis. Overall global air freight capacity for the full year was up 5.3%; the total market’s freight load factor in 2016 was 43%, down 0.6 point from 2015. A strong peak season, typified by December’s 9.8% total market traffic growth, plus ...

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