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April: the beat goes on for cargo traffic

April: the beat goes on for cargo traffic

May 15, 2017 at 10:30 am 0 comments

If we had posted the chart at right one year ago – that is, representing air freight demand growth for April 2016 – the results would have seemed so good as to be almost unbelievable. This year, growth that will likely average close double digits in April is, well, almostRead More

Air freight tonnage up 15% in March

Air freight tonnage up 15% in March

May 1, 2017 at 9:41 am 0 comments

Through the past two weeks, as we analyzed the March results coming in from the world’s big cargo carriers and airports, we predicted that when IATA and WorldACD published their comprehensive data for the month, they would show a double-digit increase in demand for air freight. When we saw theRead More

Volume up, yield down in April

Volume up, yield down in April

June 1, 2015 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Along with its usual monthly summary of air freight volume and yield, Netherlands-based WorldACD today published some interesting data on the forwarding and GSA industries. We’ll start with volume and yield. As shown in the chart at right, WorldACD said air freight volume was up 3.3% y-o-y in April. AsRead More

A milestone month for the air freight industry

A milestone month for the air freight industry

August 1, 2014 at 10:54 am 1 comment

According to data released by WorldACD, cargo volume worldwide was up 4.8% y-o-y, maintaining the trend of solid growth seen so far this year (top chart, below). But that was expected, and, while gratifying, is not particularly exciting. The real news in the WorldACD report is that June was theRead More