Yes, but what does it mean?

According to WorldACD, worldwide air cargo volume was up 1.9% y-o-y in September, while yield (in US$) was down 17.5%. Looking at the results from some of the world’s major carriers, airports, and handlers earlier this month, we predicted that once full September data were available, WorldACD and IATA would likely report flat, or even […]
  • David Harris
  • November 2, 2015

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

Volume flat in July

Two weeks ago, when we published July air freight data from some of the world’s big carriers and airports, we said we expected that when worldwide data was available, July air freight demand would be roughly flat with July 2014. Today, the first of those worldwide reports, this one from Netherlands-based WorldACD, was published, and, […]
  • David Harris
  • August 31, 2015

Traffic growth slows in June

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% gain for carriers in the […]
  • David Harris
  • August 5, 2015

Demand growth slows, but IATA optimistic

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for May 2015, showing an overall 2.1% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). On a regional basis, however, results varied wildly, from a 10.5% decline in traffic reported by carriers in Latin America to an 18.1% increase for carriers […]
  • David Harris
  • July 1, 2015

Finally, a look at underlying demand

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for April 2015, showing an overall 3.3% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic. On a regional basis, however, results varied from a 6.8% decline in traffic reported by carriers in Latin America to a 14.1% increase for carriers based in the Middle East. International […]
  • David Harris
  • June 4, 2015

Volume up, yield down in April

Along with its usual monthly summary of air freight volume and yield, Netherlands-based WorldACD today published some interesting data on the forwarding and GSA industries. We’ll start with volume and yield. As shown in the chart at right, WorldACD said air freight volume was up 3.3% y-o-y in April. As we pointed out in our […]
  • David Harris
  • June 1, 2015

What next?

For any airline with cargo capacity available on the trans-Pacific lane, February was a very good month. As we reported last week, our analysis of February results from some of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports led us to conclude that while there may have been a modest impact from the timing of the […]
  • David Harris
  • March 31, 2015
Page 4 of 6« First...«23456 »