Freightos Air Index (FAXHKG, FAXTKG, FAX)

Nick ChastainAir

What is it? The Freightos Air Index measures the weekly spot price movements of air cargo in 191 airport to airport lanes. It is expressed as an average price per kilogram for two different shipment sizes or ‘weight breaks’: 100 kg to 300 kg and 300 kg to 1,000 kg. The Freightos Air Indexes are the most granular air cargo … Read More

AIRUSD, AIREUR, and AIRLOC: Transportation Air Cargo Index Price to Ship Air Cargo

Hannah BlalockAir

What is it? The TAC index for specific major global air cargo market lanes. Updated weekly. Represents a combination of contract and spot rates for general cargo used in the market for the previous week.  Rates are expressed per kilogram in three currencies: US dollars, Euros, and local currency. Rates include applicable surcharges for fuel and security.  The index names … Read More

Drewry Air Freight Rates

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DAIR: Drewry Air Freight Rates  What is it? Drewry Air Freight Rates index for specific designated city pairs. Updated monthly. Rates are expressed in US dollars per kilogram for general cargo, and include applicable surcharges for fuel and security.  In SONAR Drewry Air Freight Rates are available for over 65 select major air cargo market pairs globally.   DAIR.orgdst – where … Read More

Air Cargo Tonnage (OACT, IACT)

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What is it? The Air Cargo Capacity Index is a measure of the scheduled airline available tonnage capacity for passenger wide body and freighter aircraft serving a market or an airport on an outbound (OACT) and inbound (IACT) basis. It is expressed in metric tons and is calculated for each week forward going out 12 weeks, as well as weekly … Read More

AIRRTM: A4A Air Cargo Volume Revenue Ton Miles

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What is it? In partnership with the Airlines for America (A4A), data covering monthly revenue ton-miles for cargo flown by select member U.S. airlines that are members of the A4A and report their figures monthly to that association.  A ton-mile is one ton (2,000 lbs) flown one mile, and is one common way used within the airline industry to measure … Read More