Global Air Freight industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.Synopsis
Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the global air freight market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends and leading companies.
The air freight sector is defined as consisting of revenues generated from freight transportation by air.
Units of volumes are measured in freight ton-kilometers (FTK). Air freight volumes, consisting of freight, express, and diplomatic bags, include both domestic and international freight which for the purposes of this report are counted at each flight stage.
Value represents the revenue obtained by airline companies from freight transportation.
Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2016 annual average exchange rates.
The global air freight sector had total revenues of $93,647.8m in 2016, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.8% between 2012 and 2016.
Sector consumption volume increased with a CAGR of 2% between 2012 and 2016, to reach a total of 184,974.1 million FTK in 2016.
The air freight sector is heavily swayed by the global economy and also specifically by the economy of its largest players. In the case of air freight this is the US and China. With President Trump’s trade policy and global price decreases in the price per FTK, this could spell trouble for the air freight sector.
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