Defining the E-commerce variable in air freight demand

MIAMI — A bustling crowd of senior executives from all links in the air cargo supply chain gathered at the Mandarin Oriental for the 23rd annual presentation of the Cargo Facts Symposium, where once again, it was hard to avoid the topic of e-commerce, and its impact on the global air freight industry. Global e-commerce continues […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 3, 2017

Freighter fleet expansion projected to continue, new forecast finds

Demand for freighter aircraft continues to trend higher, according to an exclusive forecast issued today by Air Cargo Management Group, a leading global consultancy and Cargo Facts‘s parent. According to ACMG’s Freighter Forecast for 2015, the air freight market will need about 125 new freighters per year to meet growth and replacement needs over the […]
  • Molly Stewart
  • May 26, 2015

The changing freighter fleet

It’s been a busy month for freighter aircraft transactions. Regular visitors to this site will have seen a steady stream of reports chronicling the resurgence in demand for medium widebody freighters. Amerijet International, Cargojet, Star Air, and Uzbekistan Airways have all ordered or acquired freighter-converted 767-300s. And while there have been no recent orders for […]
  • David Harris
  • June 9, 2014

Freighter Fleet Expansion Projected Amid Dynamic Market Circumstances

Demand for freighter aircraft is on the upswing, according to a newly-released forecast issued by ACMG. According to ACMG, the air freight market will need about 100 new freighters per year over the next twenty years in a “low-growth” scenario, which is based on 3% annual growth in demand. This translates into a 50% increase […]
  • Molly Stewart
  • May 27, 2014