Demand flattens and yields soar in March… Or maybe not

Two weeks ago, when we looked at the March air freight data from some of the early-reporting major carriers, airports, and handlers, it was clear that, for most of the world, demand growth had dwindled to almost nothing. The exception was three big carriers from the Americas – United, Delta, and LATAM – all of […]
  • David Harris
  • May 2, 2018

The wild card in the air freight game

Two weeks ago, when we analyzed the February results from some of the world’s big cargo carriers, we concluded that, once full worldwide data were available, we would see a fall-off in demand growth from January to February, and that the combined two-month growth would be below the double-digit percentages we saw last year, but […]
  • David Harris
  • April 4, 2018

Summarizing the air cargo market in 2017

IATA reported freight tonne kilometers across the airfreight industry rose by 9.0% y-o-y for the full year 2017, the strongest growth over a calendar year since 2010’s recovery from the industry’s abysmal performance in late 2008 through most of 2009. Last year saw marked improvement in world trade conditions generally, and the resulting demand for […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • January 31, 2018

Record-breaking cargo volume in November

Two weeks ago, when we reported the strong air freight data posted by several of the big cargo carriers and airports in November, we predicted that WorldACD and IATA would show worldwide year-over-year air freight demand growth close to double digits for the month. We will have to wait for IATA, but WorldACD published its […]
  • David Harris
  • January 3, 2018

Has the current traffic growth cycle peaked?

Last month we predicted that when worldwide data were available for October, we would see a year-over-year increase in air freight demand within mid-single digits. Both WorldACD and IATA have published their October analyses and, as you can see in the charts at right, demand growth was in line with our expectations, with IATA reporting […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • December 5, 2017

航空货运收益开始下滑?

今年9月份,就目前的数据来看,全球主要航空公司和货运机场的成绩显然,航空货运的货量增长依然保持强劲,然而最近几个月来的航空货运平均收益,略微低于去年同期。《空运通讯》预计,当IATA和WorldACD在未来两周内发布全球货量的详细分析,我们将看到持续的两位数增长,但更有可能是接近10%,而不是近期来常态化的12%。 何以见得?2016年9月以来,航空货运的需求增长开始不断加速,使得货量比对的基数不断提升。回顾2016年,年初为负增长,4月份开始转为正增长,直到8月份均保持低位增长,9月份增长开始加速并达到6.1%,10月份增速为8.2%,11月份增速为6.8%,12月份增速为9.8%。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 23, 2017

Strong demand growth in August – but tougher comparisons ahead

Two weeks ago, we predicted that when worldwide data were available for August, we would see a year-over-year increase in air freight demand well into double digits. Both WorldACD and IATA have published their August analyses, and, as you can see in the charts at right, demand did indeed grow between 12% and 15% y-o-y, […]
  • David Harris
  • October 5, 2017

Yes, July was great, but what about August?

Three weeks ago, based on reports of July performance from some of the world’s big cargo carriers and airports, we predicted that when WorldACD and IATA released their comprehensive analyses in early September, we would see worldwide demand for air freight in July up between 11% and 12% y-o-y. Late last week, WorldACD reported year-over-year […]
  • David Harris
  • September 7, 2017

The good times keep rolling in July

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% or 12%, year-over-year. We are still […]
  • David Harris
  • September 1, 2017

近期货机交易实况

两位数增长保持继续 全球主要机场及航空公司数据显示,今年7月货量增长继续保持强劲。各家的货量增长情况存有偏差,总体而言,市场仍处于上涨的势头。《空运通讯》预计两周后,IATA和WorldACD发布的全球货量详细分析,很可能出现两位数的持续增长,预计约11-12%。 美国IFL航空签收1架CRJ200F 这架原隶属于西班牙诺斯特姆航空的飞机,通过航空技术工程公司(Aeronautical Engineers)的改造,经交付IFL后,将由其下属的加勒比海湾货运航空经营。 德国交通信贷银行,转移1架空客330-200F 德国交通信贷银行,将拥有的1架空客330-200F自约旦阿曼的阿利亚皇后机场,转移至美国的马拉纳沙漠仓库。据悉,该架货机今年早些时候在马来西亚航空的租约到期后,租赁给约旦皇室并转移至阿曼机场。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • August 22, 2017
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