air-fleet-sizeA common air cargo supply chain consists of Shipping, Forwarding out, Air Transport, Forwarding in, and Consignment.

According to FIATA, air cargo forwarders are the main and important customers for airlines. Forwarders process over 80 percent of international air cargo consignments.

Global Figures

We can see some figures of the top airlines, measuring performance in fleet age, number of aircraft and freight tonne kilometers (FTKs).