Global air freight traffic continued to gain momentum, rising 12.1% compared to a year ago, as reported in IATA’s August Air Freight Market Analysis. “World trade volumes grew by 4.2% so far in the first seven months of 2017 … the strongest showing on this basis since 2011,” IATA senior economist David Oxley said. “The recent performance of air freight relative to wider world trade remains consistent with the typical pattern seen at the start of upturns in the ...

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