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Air freight demand soars

Air freight demand soars

Asia, Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic July 3, 2017 at 10:41 am

Two weeks ago, when we looked at the first reports of May cargo data from some of the big carriers, airports, and handlers, the almost universal upward trend of growth compared to April led us to predict that when WorldACD and IATA published their complete worldwide summaries at the endRead More

2017 – the view at the halfway point

2017 – the view at the halfway point

Airports, Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic June 30, 2017 at 10:29 am

Unlike sporting events, the air freight business doesn’t have a half-time break. Work goes on without a break – around the world, around the clock, around the year. But the calendar says today is the last day of the first half of the year, so, even though business continues withoutRead More

Air freight demand growth accelerates in May

Air freight demand growth accelerates in May

Airports, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic June 14, 2017 at 10:08 am

Updated 16 June, 2017.  With results in from many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports, it looks like air freight demand growth in May was extremely strong – perhaps not as strong as what we saw in March, but definitely stronger than April. And since demand worldwide (whetherRead More

April: the beat goes on for cargo traffic

April: the beat goes on for cargo traffic

Airports, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News May 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

If we had posted the chart at right one year ago – that is, representing air freight demand growth for April 2016 – the results would have seemed so good as to be almost unbelievable. This year, growth that will likely average close double digits in April is, well, almostRead More

Exceptional cargo gains at Cathay and Turkish

Exceptional cargo gains at Cathay and Turkish

Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic April 20, 2017 at 10:42 am

After a very poor start in 2016, air freight demand began growing in the second half, and a strong peak season brought the full-year increase in cargo traffic to 3.2% above 2015 level. Still, 2017 began with everyone nervous about  the possibility that, after the strong peak, demand growth wouldRead More

Where have all the pilots gone

Where have all the pilots gone

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Strategy April 7, 2017 at 9:12 am

In the last two years, the mood in the air freight industry has become increasingly optimistic. Shippers have stopped hating us, modal shift has reversed, demand growth has returned… So no more worries, right? Well, maybe there is something to worry about. We may have happy customers and full planes,Read More

Cargo demand “leaps” in February

Cargo demand “leaps” in February

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic April 5, 2017 at 9:05 am

Two weeks ago, when we analyzed February results from some of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports, we predicted that when IATA published it’s worldwide summary in early April, we would see demand growth in, or approaching, double digits. Looking at IATA’s report, out this morning, it turns out weRead More

2017 is off to a great start, but now is not the time for complacency

2017 is off to a great start, but now is not the time for complacency

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic March 19, 2017 at 8:49 pm

One month ago, we cautioned that, while the January results from some of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports looked good, it wouldn’t be until the combined January/February results were available – eliminating the impact of the timing of the Chinese New Year holiday – that we would beRead More