An Ethiopian Cargo Boeing 777 lifts off in Limburg, Netherlands. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

IATA: Improved Air Cargo Demand In Africa Despite Global Drop

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released September data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand, while strengthening, remains depressed compared to 2019 levels. However, African airlines saw demand increase by 9.7% year-over-year in September. African airlines led the international CTK growth chart for another month, recording a 9.7% annual increase in cargo volumes. Africa's volume returned back to the pre-crisis levels in two months and has contributed to Africa-Asia trades that have driven the region’s recovery.…