China air cargo in gradual August rebound

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China’s air cargo transport has maintained gradual recovery momentum with cargo volume in August reaching 86.7% of that in last August, according to the civil aviation authorities.
The country’s civil aviation industry handled a total of 546,000 tonnes of air freight in August, statistics from the Civil Aviation Administration of China showed. Both domestic and international air cargo transport sectors maintained gradual recovery, with the transport volumes reaching 86.2% and 87.8% of those in last August respectively.

All-cargo freighters carried around 220,000 tonnes of airfreight in August, representing a 20.01% increase as against the same period last year.

Civil aviation authorities of China have introduced a series of measures such as simplifying approval procedures to ensure the transport of anti-pandemic supplies and sustain the global supply chain.