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2016 Air freight market outperformed expectations

2016 Air freight market outperformed expectations

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic February 2, 2017 at 10:46 am

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

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

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

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

Asia, Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic December 2, 2016 at 10:14 am

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?

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, Traffic December 1, 2016 at 10:24 am

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

Who is carrying all that European traffic?

Who is carrying all that European traffic?

Capacity & Demand, Express, News, Traffic November 4, 2016 at 10:41 am

According to IATA, cargo traffic flown by carriers based in Europe was up 12.6% year-over-year in September, their biggest gain in many years. This strong performance by European carriers has now been going on for six months. But who is carrying all that cargo? In the past, the answer wouldRead More