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Cargo loading in Hong Kong, one of the best-connected cities in the world. Photo: Wikimedia/James Shiu

The good times keep rolling in July

Asia, Capacity & Demand, Traffic September 1, 2017 at 10:44 am

Two weeks ago, when we analyzed the just-published July results from some of the world’s big carriers and airports, we predicted that when IATA and WorldACD published their detailed analyses of cargo traffic worldwide at the beginning of September, we would see air freight demand growth in July of 11% orRead More

Air cargo yield growth strengthens in June

Air cargo yield growth strengthens in June

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic August 1, 2017 at 10:17 am

In mid-July, when we looked at the early reports of June cargo data from some of the big carriers, airports, and handlers, we felt confident in predicting that when IATA and WorldACD published their complete worldwide summaries, they would show year-over-year air freight demand continuing to grow at a double-digitRead More

Freight rates — good news and bad.

Freight rates — good news and bad.

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic September 29, 2016 at 10:49 am

Air freight rates on major east-west routes rose slightly in August, according to UK-based freight market analyst Drewry. It’s a good news/bad news situation, and we’ll start with the good news. In its monthly East-West Airfreight Price Index, Drewry showed rates up 0.7 points in August, continuing a trend ofRead More

Top cargo carriers change their strategies

Top cargo carriers change their strategies

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Strategy July 21, 2016 at 10:44 am

The top three international cargo carriers in 2015 were Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and Lufthansa. One might expect, given that all three have been at, or near, the top of the rankings for many years, that their approach to the business would be stable. Your business model has made you anRead More

April traffic… and thoughts on yield

April traffic… and thoughts on yield

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic May 31, 2016 at 10:57 am

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

Traffic growth slows in June

Traffic growth slows in June

Premium Newswire, Traffic August 5, 2015 at 9:41 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for June 2015, showing an overall 1.2% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). On a regional basis, results varied from a 3.3% y-o-y decline in traffic reported by North American carriers, to a 15.3%Read More

UPS 2Q: Revenue down, profit way up

UPS 2Q: Revenue down, profit way up

Earnings, Express, News July 29, 2015 at 7:36 am

UPS reported second-quarter net income up over 170% y-o-y to $1.23 billion, as total revenue declined 1.2% to $14.09 billion. Reported operating income for the quarter was up over 160% to $1.96 billion. Of course, the huge gains in reported operating income and net income shrink substantially when adjusted forRead More

Air freight rates decline in June

Air freight rates decline in June

Capacity & Demand, Strategy July 24, 2015 at 10:34 am

UK-based shipping consultancy Drewry published its analysis of air freight rates on major east-west trade lanes in June, and the data show the expected continuing rate decline. Drewry reported its East-West Air Freight Price Index declined by  1.1 points in June to a reading of 88.7, bringing the index down toRead More