Post Tagged with: "air freight demand"

Cargo loading in Hong Kong, one of the best-connected cities in the world. Photo: Wikimedia/James Shiu

The good times keep rolling in July

Asia, Capacity & Demand, Traffic September 1, 2017 at 10:44 am

Two weeks ago, when we analyzed the just-published July results from some of the world’s big carriers and airports, we predicted that when IATA and WorldACD published their detailed analyses of cargo traffic worldwide at the beginning of September, we would see air freight demand growth in July of 11% orRead More

Air freight tonnage up 15% in March

Air freight tonnage up 15% in March

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic May 1, 2017 at 9:41 am

Through the past two weeks, as we analyzed the March results coming in from the world’s big cargo carriers and airports, we predicted that when IATA and WorldACD published their comprehensive data for the month, they would show a double-digit increase in demand for air freight. When we saw theRead More

The widebody freighter fleet — part IV

The widebody freighter fleet — part IV

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Conversions, News February 10, 2017 at 10:28 am

Today we conclude our four-part analysis of the worldwide widebody freighter fleet. In the first three parts we looked at the composition of the fleet as it stands at the beginning of 2017, and how it has changed over the last twelve months. You can read Part I here, PartRead More

The widebody freighter fleet — Part III

The widebody freighter fleet — Part III

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News February 9, 2017 at 9:59 am

Today, in Part III of our annual widebody freighter fleet analysis, we turn from aircraft to operators. Tomorrow, we will conclude with a look into the future. (You can read Part I here, Part II here, and Part IV here). The chart in Part I shows that the 1,002 widebody freighters inRead More

The widebody freighter fleet – Part II

The widebody freighter fleet – Part II

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, Express, News February 8, 2017 at 9:46 am

We began this year’s analysis of the worldwide widebody freighter fleet yesterday, with a look at the composition of the fleet on a carrier-by-carrier basis, making particular note of the fact that despite an 18.5% increase in cargo traffic over the last five years, the total number of freighters inRead More

The widebody freighter fleet: The more things change…

The widebody freighter fleet: The more things change…

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Strategy February 7, 2017 at 10:09 am

Today we begin our annual review of the widebody freighter fleet with some general observations on fleet growth, and a look at the fleet on a carrier-by-carrier basis. In the days ahead will continue with an examination of how the composition of the fleet is evolving, at carriers that ceasedRead More

2016 Air freight market outperformed expectations

2016 Air freight market outperformed expectations

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic February 2, 2017 at 10:46 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for December 2016, showing a 9.8% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). International cargo traffic, which accounts for 87% of total traffic, was up 11%. The IATA December result was the highest gain recordedRead More

First look at April

First look at April

Asia, Capacity & Demand, Traffic May 9, 2016 at 10:31 am

Already well into the second quarter of 2016, uncertainties remain for how airfreight demand will develop in 2016. Figures from April are perhaps the most anticipated this year for two reasons. First, the data is well-distanced from the January-February annual disruptions caused by the Lunar New Year celebration which oftenRead More