Passenger and air freight aircraft bearing the livery of Cathay Pacific Airways at Hong Kong International Airport, the world’s busiest air cargo hub on March 5, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg.

August worldwide air cargo shrinks for the 10th month, in longest losing streak since 2008, as trade war crimps shipments

  • The world’s air freight, measured in freight-tonne kilometres, fell 3.9 per cent in August from a year ago, according to data by the International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • Hong Kong’s airport, the world’s busiest air cargo hub, handled 5.1 million tonnes of cargo last year
Topic |   Transport and logistics

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Passenger and air freight aircraft bearing the livery of Cathay Pacific Airways at Hong Kong International Airport, the world’s busiest air cargo hub on March 5, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg.
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