Definition: Freight tonne-kilometres performed by flight stage

Transport

A metric tonne of freight revenue load carried one kilometre. Tonne-kilometres performed is obtained by multiplying the total number of tonnes of freight revenue load carried on the flight stage by the airport-to-airport distance. The weight of a container should always be considered as revenue freight when travelling on a commercial air waybill.
Source:
Draft Glossary on Air Transport Statistics, 2001
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