August 2015 = August 2014

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for August 2015, showing a very slight (0.2%) overall year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). On a regional basis, results varied from a 7.3% y-o-y decline in traffic reported by Latin American carriers, to a 10.4% gain for carriers […]
  • David Harris
  • October 1, 2015

Another month of standing still?

Many of the world’s major cargo carriers, handlers, and airports have now reported their August statistics, and, while there is considerable variation, the overall picture appears to be one of continued stagnation. We expect that when IATA and WorldACD publish their worldwide summaries in two weeks, they will show demand almost flat with August 2014, […]
  • David Harris
  • September 18, 2015

Not much good news in early August data

As the world’s big cargo carriers and handlers begin to report their August cargo results, there is little to cheer about. When more data is available, we will publish our usual detailed monthly analysis, but from what we have seen so far we would not be surprised if IATA and WorldACD report a year-over-year decline […]
  • David Harris
  • September 14, 2015