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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

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

Just how good is this year’s peak season? [VIDEO]

Just how good is this year’s peak season? [VIDEO]

December 9, 2016 at 10:27 am 0 comments

After a series of years with disappointing peak-season demand, data from the first ten months of 2016 is providing convincing evidence that this year is different. Cargo Facts has been expecting a strong finish to the year since October, when we received word that peak season charters were already startingRead More

Strong demand growth in October, and an even stronger peak

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

Worldwide air cargo volume up 5.2% in September

Worldwide air cargo volume up 5.2% in September

November 2, 2016 at 10:48 am 1 comment

According to Netherlands-based WorldACD, worldwide air cargo volume (measured by chargeable weight) in September was up 5.2% y-o-y, the strongest growth in two years. In its analyis, WorldACD said: “The origin Europe contributed most to the positive figures, with a YoY volume increase of 8%.  Asia Pacific followed suit withRead More

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

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

Air freight yield recovery on the horizon?

Air freight yield recovery on the horizon?

July 1, 2016 at 10:50 am 0 comments

Netherlands-based WorldACD has released its May report on worldwide air cargo demand (measured by chargeable weight), and to no surprise global demand was nearly flat, up 0.5% y-o-y in May (see the chart, below). True, global-trade growth is still less than burgeoning, but there was some indication that yields are beginningRead More