August figures show the importance of cargo to airlines

A chart showing air cargo volumes in August collated by business analysis software company CLIVE Data Services

GLOBAL air cargo is incrementally ‘narrowing the gap’ to its 2019 performance figures — unlike its passenger counterpart which is much slower to lift itself out of the Coronavirus mire, writes Thelma Etim.

Air cargo’s gradual ascent to pre-COVID-19 market conditions is continuing across the industry, reveals the latest data collected by analysts. This is spawning new…