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Top 20 cargo airports for 2016

Top 20 cargo airports for 2016

April 19, 2017 at 9:55 am 0 comments

According to preliminary data from the Airports Council International, total cargo handled (loaded and unloaded freight and mail) by airports worldwide in 2016 was up 3.3% over 2015 to about 106 million tonnes. International freight handled was up 4.3% to about 66 million tonnes, accounting for a little more thanRead More

Cathay Pacific's cargo division ended 2016 with a strong performance in December.

Huge jump in Hong Kong cargo volume

April 17, 2017 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Hong Kong International Airport reported cargo volume in March up 17.7% y-o-y, to 433,000 tonnes. In 2015, cargo volume growth at HKIA  stalled, and the Airport’s full-year handle was up just one-tenth of one percent over 2014. This stagnation continued through the first half of 2016, and, despite a strong finish inRead More

Cargo Facts Asia moves to Shanghai

Cargo Facts Asia moves to Shanghai

October 28, 2016 at 9:09 am 0 comments

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the sixth annual Cargo Facts Asia. We are also thrilled to announce that the 2017 event will take place for the first time in Shanghai. Cargo Facts Asia will be presented by both Cargo Facts and our sister publication AirRead More

Air cargo continues upward trajectory in August

Air cargo continues upward trajectory in August

September 15, 2016 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Now that many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports have reported their August results, it seems that June was indeed the turning point for 2016 cargo traffic. For the third consecutive month, most airports and carriers are showing growth – even Taiwan-based EVA airways seems to have turnedRead More

Peeking ahead to peak season

Peeking ahead to peak season

July 29, 2016 at 10:27 am 0 comments

Yes, it is still mid-summer, but news out of China today has us looking ahead to the fourth quarter. Peak season may not be quite the massive boost to air freight volumes that it once was, but it is still important. Retailers still make mistakes with inventory planning, and thereRead More

DFW’s new cargo strategy paying off

DFW’s new cargo strategy paying off

June 29, 2016 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Smack in the heart of Shanghai’s former French Concession, at the crossroads of Wulumuqi Road and Wuyuan Road, lies an unassuming store fronting a large sign that reads, “Avocado Lady.” Curious visitors to Shanghai are often intrigued by the shop’s name, and venture inside to see if there is indeedRead More

Two more 777Fs, and a new hub strategy for China Southern

Two more 777Fs, and a new hub strategy for China Southern

July 6, 2015 at 9:09 am 0 comments

Last week we reported that China Southern Airlines was planning to add five freighters to its fleet over the next two months. It now looks like the only thing wrong with that report was the timing – one month might be a better guess than two, as three of the fiveRead More

Backward March in Shanghai

Backward March in Shanghai

April 2, 2015 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminals Co. Ltd (Pactl), is the biggest cargo handler at Shanghai’s big international airport (PVG). It is almost always the first major player in the air freight industry to report monthly results, and is often seen as a bellwether for the industry as a whole.Read More