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Demand growth strengthens in July

Demand growth strengthens in July

September 7, 2016 at 7:57 am 0 comments

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

August 18, 2016 at 9:51 am 0 comments

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

Cargo traffic rebounds in June

Cargo traffic rebounds in June

August 3, 2016 at 7:57 am 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for June 2016, showing a 4.3% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown) –the strongest y-o-y growth since the first quarter of 2015.  International cargo traffic, which accounts for 87% of total traffic, was upRead More

Cargo on the upswing in June

Cargo on the upswing in June

July 18, 2016 at 10:54 am 0 comments

With June results now in from many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports, it appears that there has been something of a rebound from the lackluster performance of the industry in May. Asia-based carriers in particular had a strong month, and we expect that when IATA and WorldACDRead More

Cargo traffic growth flattens in May

Cargo traffic growth flattens in May

July 6, 2016 at 10:53 am 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for May 2016, showing a 0.9% 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 0.8%. For the first five months of 2016, IATA reportedRead More

AirBridge steals the show in May

AirBridge steals the show in May

June 20, 2016 at 10:34 am 0 comments

While many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports reported lackluster results in May, a quick glance at the chart at right shows that one carrier – Russia’s AirBridgeCargo Airlines – continued its standout performance of recent years, with strong double-digit gains. But, given the gloomy results reported byRead More

April traffic… and thoughts on yield

April traffic… and thoughts on yield

May 31, 2016 at 10:57 am 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for April 2016, showing a 3.2% 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 3.1%. For the first four months of 2016, IATA reportedRead More

Air freight demand on the upswing?

Air freight demand on the upswing?

May 19, 2016 at 10:26 am 0 comments

Many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports have now published their April operational results, and, at least at first glance, the news is good. Particularly in Europe, where Lufthansa and Air France-KLM both reported positive year-over-year growth in air freight demand. However, before uncorking the Champagne, it is worthRead More