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Cargo growth disappears in the Middle East

Cargo growth disappears in the Middle East

February 9, 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

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 Air freight market outperformed expectations

2016 Air freight market outperformed expectations

February 2, 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for December 2016, showing a 9.8% 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 11%. The IATA December result was the highest gain recordedRead More

2016 ends with surging cargo demand

2016 ends with surging cargo demand

January 17, 2017 at 9:16 am 0 comments

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

January 12, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

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

January 5, 2017 at 9:17 am 0 comments

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

October demand growth strongest in years

October demand growth strongest in years

December 8, 2016 at 8:48 am 0 comments

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

The EU Commission has revived its case against 11 airlines for their alleged participation in a cargo cartel.

Strong demand growth in October, and an even stronger peak

December 2, 2016 at 10:14 am 0 comments

Two weeks ago, when we published our analysis of the October data from some of the early-reporting major players, we predicted that when IATA and WorldACD published their worldwide summaries, growth in air freight demand would be 6% or higher. Today’s report from WorldACD of 6.2% year-over-year growth confirms our prediction. Netherlands-basedRead More

Is Moscow the new Gulf?

Is Moscow the new Gulf?

December 1, 2016 at 10:24 am 1 comment

As we have often pointed out in recent posts, growth in demand for air freight has stalled in the Gulf Region, with both Emirates and Etihad reporting low-single-digit year-over-year gains for much of this year. But 4,000 km to the north, Moscow-based carriers AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), and Aeroflot are rackingRead More