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Global Air Freight Demand Up 1.6% in March - IATA


Air freight volumes rose 1.6 percent in March, the International Air Transport Association said on Tuesday, continuing a steady growth path after February was boosted by the Chinese New Year.

In the first quarter, air freight demand grew by 5.3 percent, slightly higher than IATA’s forecast for 4.5 percent this year.

“The air cargo industry is on a solid but unspectacular growth trend,” IATA Director General Tony Tyler said in a statement accompanying the body’s monthly update. Click here to read more.

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