More good news for August

Yesterday we reported that according to IATA, worldwide cargo traffic was up 5.1% y-o-y in August. The good news continues today, with data published by Netherlands-based WorldACD showing worldwide cargo volume growth of 6.6% y-o-y in August. Unlike IATA, which reports cargo traffic (in revenue-tonne kilomters flown by its member airlines), WorldACD gathers cargo volume data […]

IATA reports cargo traffic up 5% in August

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for August 2014, showing an overall 5.1% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic. The growth came from a 4.8% increase in international traffic and a 6.6% increase in domestic traffic. For the eight months of 2014, IATA reported total cargo traffic worldwide up 5.1%. […]

Air freight demand accelerates in August

Based on reports from some of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports, it looks safe to say that August was a very good month for the air freight industry. Summary reports for August from  IATA, WorldACD, and the Airports Council International will not be published for another week or two, but the chart at […]

What is going on in Europe?

While all indications are that carriers and airports in the rest of the world will report continuing strong cargo growth for August, Europe’s big three carriers are still appear to be operating in the cargo environment of two years ago. As has been widely reported, Air France-KLM’s cargo operation has been losing money for several […]
Get Latest Issue