IATA released global air freight markets data of June, showing that 2.3% growth in demand. That is slower than the 4.9% growth reported for May.
Nevertheless, overall growth for the first six months of 2014 stands at 4.1% compared to the same period in 2013. That is much stronger than the weak 1.4% increase reported for the full-year 2013 over 2012 levels. The strengthened growth has been underpinned by improving global trade and stronger business activity over the past year.
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