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January gains come with an asterisk

January gains come with an asterisk

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic March 6, 2017 at 10:31 am

Two weeks ago, we looked at the January data available from some of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports. At that time we predicted that once all results were in, it was likely that worldwide air cargo demand for the month would show a modest year-over-year increase. But weRead More

Modest demand growth in January, but what does it signify?

Modest demand growth in January, but what does it signify?

Airports, Asia, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic February 15, 2017 at 10:15 am

The Champagne bottles we uncorked last month to celebrate the growth of demand for air freight in 2016 are long since empty, and it is time for a sober look at whether that demand growth – which peaked at 10% in December – has carried into the new year. But,Read More

Cargo growth disappears in the Middle East

Cargo growth disappears in the Middle East

Asia, Carriers, News, Traffic February 9, 2017 at 10:38 am

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways reported 2016 cargo volume unchanged from 2015 at 593,000 tonnes. This is in stark contrast to the incredible growth Etihad has reported in previous years, but right in line with what is happening in neighboring Dubai, where Emirates is reporting a similar halt to growth. InRead More

2016 ends with surging cargo demand

2016 ends with surging cargo demand

Airports, Carriers, News, Traffic January 17, 2017 at 9:16 am

Many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports have now reported their December results, and all indicators point to extremely strong growth in air freight demand — likely the strongest in years. A quick look at the chart at right gives the impression that double-digit growth has become the norm. AfterRead More

Solid demand growth continues in November

Solid demand growth continues in November

Capacity & Demand, Traffic January 12, 2017 at 10:33 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for November 2016, showing a 6.8% 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 8.2%. The IATA November result is down from the 9.2%Read More

Air freight volumes and yields up strongly in November

Air freight volumes and yields up strongly in November

Asia, Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic January 5, 2017 at 9:17 am

In mid-December, when the world’s major cargo carriers and airports began reporting their November results, the strong gains led us to predict that when IATA and WorldACD published their worldwide data for the month, we would see air freight demand growth of between 7% and 8%. Yesterday, WorldACD reported thatRead More

Champagne and caviar?

Champagne and caviar?

E-Commerce, News, Strategy December 30, 2016 at 10:51 am

Today, Friday the 30th of December, is the last working day of 2016. Rather than analyzing some recent happening in air freight and express industry, I would like to use today’s post to thank you for your support of Cargo Facts, and to wish you all a terrific year inRead More

October demand growth strongest in years

October demand growth strongest in years

E-Commerce, News, Traffic December 8, 2016 at 8:48 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for October 2016, showing a 9.2% 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 8.2%. The IATA October result is in line with ourRead More