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IATA sees underlying annual cargo growth of 3%

IATA sees underlying annual cargo growth of 3%

April 6, 2016 at 10:31 am 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for February 2016, showing a 5.6% year-over-year decrease in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). International cargo traffic, which accounts for 87% of total traffic, was down 6.4%. As we pointed out when we analyzed February resultsRead More

Cathay Pacific recently increased freighter flights to Australia on higher demand for perishables.

Air freight dives in Asia – should we panic?

March 31, 2016 at 10:53 am 1 comment

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) published February international traffic results, and while passengers continue to board airplanes in droves, for cargo the news is bleak. As we regularly point out, neither January nor February data are meaningful on their own, as year-over-year comparisons are skewed by the timingRead More

IATA sees ‘a solid start to the year’

IATA sees ‘a solid start to the year’

March 7, 2016 at 10:03 am 1 comment

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for January 2016, showing a 2.7% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown), slightly better than we had anticipated based on the results available from individual carriers, handlers and airports. IATA said that international cargoRead More

Has ICAO banned the wrong batteries?

Has ICAO banned the wrong batteries?

February 23, 2016 at 9:11 am 2 comments

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), agreed yesterday to temporarily ban the shipment of lithium-ion batteries on passenger aircraft. The ban will go into effect 1 April 2016 and, according to ICAO Council President Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, “will continue to be in force as separate work continues through ICAO onRead More

2015: The results are in

2015: The results are in

February 3, 2016 at 8:48 am 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for December 2015, showing a slight (0.8%) year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). This 0.8% overall gain was the result of a 0.7% increase in international traffic and a 1.4% increase in domestic traffic.Read More

Does November decline signal a turnaround?

Does November decline signal a turnaround?

January 11, 2016 at 10:38 am 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for November 2015, showing a 1.2% year-over-year decline in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). This 1.2% overall loss was the result of a 1.3% decrease in international traffic and a 0.4% decrease in domestic traffic. ThreeRead More

Now what?

Now what?

January 4, 2016 at 10:40 am 2 comments

On the first business day of 2016, the world’s financial news services are leading with the story of a 7% drop in China’s CSI Index triggering the automatic shutdown of stock trading in the country. This was followed by fears that The trouble in China would spread to markets inRead More

The good and bad of October

The good and bad of October

December 2, 2015 at 10:52 am 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for October 2015, showing a 0.5% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). The 0.5% overall gain was the result of a 0.6% increase in international traffic and a 0.4% increase in domestic traffic. TwoRead More