Post Tagged with: "July 2016"

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

Demand growth strengthens in July

Demand growth strengthens in July

News, Traffic September 7, 2016 at 7:57 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for July 2016, showing a 5.0% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown) – up from 4.3% in June, and the strongest y-o-y growth since the first quarter of 2015. International cargo traffic, which accountsRead More

Demand growth accelerates in July

Demand growth accelerates in July

Airports, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic August 18, 2016 at 9:51 am

Many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports have now reported their July results, and the news is almost universally good. We say “almost” because two of the big carriers from the Americas – LATAM and Delta Air Lines – continue to report double-digit declines in cargo traffic. Otherwise,Read More

Recovery on the horizon at Lufthansa?

Recovery on the horizon at Lufthansa?

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News August 12, 2016 at 10:58 am

After two quarters of falling traffic demand, and a €46 million first half operating loss, more bad news from Lufthansa’s cargo unit would not have been surprising, but July traffic figures are encouraging. As shown in the chart, Lufthansa’s Group cargo traffic was up 1.6% y-o-y — not a huge gain, but aRead More