The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for September 2022 global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand softened.

  • Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), fell 10.6% compared to September 2021 (-10.6% also for international operations), but continued to track at near pre-pandemic levels (-3.6%).
  • Capacity was 2.4% above September 2021 (+5.0% for international operations) but still 7.4% below September 2019 levels (-8.1% for international operations).
  • Several factors in the operating environment should be noted:

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