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TON. Twenty hundred weight, each hundred weight being one hundred and twelve pounds avoirdupois. See act of congress of Aug. 30, 1842, c. 270, s. 20.

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Growth in freight capacity, measured in available freight ton kilometers (AFTKs), slowed to 3.
Middle East airlines posted the slowest annualized growth in international freight ton kilometers, the second time in three months when compared with the five-year average of 10.
Units of volumes are measured in freight ton kilometers (FTK).

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