Forwarders accuse $13/kg freighter airlines of ‘profiteering’ from Covid crisis

Airfreight rates for medical supplies have hit more than $13 per kg, causing some forwarders to claim that freighter airlines are “profiteering” from the Covid-19 crisis.
But however, many medical supplies are no longer getting through to end-users, following new Chinese regulations.
On 31 March, the Chinese government responded to complaints from the EU that many of the medical supplies arriving were sub-standard and said all medical suppliers in China had to …