Tag: air cargo

ICAO: Solid Passenger Traffic Growth in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Preliminary figures released by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) show a total of 4.3 billion passengers were carried by air transport on scheduled services in 2018. This indicates a 6.1 per cent increase over 2017. The number of departures rose to approximately 38 million globally, and world passenger traffic grew solidly at 6.7 per […]

Air Freight Demand up 9% in 2017, Strongest Growth Since 2010

Reading Time: 4 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2017 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) grew by 9.0%. This was more than double the 3.6% annual growth recorded in 2016. Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), rose by 3.0% in 2017. This was […]

Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010

Reading Time: 4 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 10.4% in the first-half of 2017 compared to the first-half of 2016. This was the strongest first half-year performance since air cargo’s rebound from the Global Financial Crisis in 2010 and […]

Global Air Freight Demand Increases 13% in May

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew 12.7% in May 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. This was up from the 8.7% annual growth recorded in April 2017 and is more than three times higher than the five year […]

Global Air Freight Demand Increases 14% In March

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released March 2017 demand growth results for global air freight markets showing a 14% expansion measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) compared to the same period last year. This was the fastest pace of growth recorded since October 2010. Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), grew […]

Amazon to Build Air Cargo Hub at Cincinnati

Reading Time: 1 minute Online retail giant Amazon has announced plans to build an air cargo hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport in Hebron, U.S. The move is intended to support its growing fleet of aircraft and should create in excess of 2,000 jobs. It is anticipated the costs will be in the region of US$1.5 billion. Having agreed to […]

IATA: Demand for Air Cargo Picks Up in June

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight demand in June 2016 showing a rise in freight tonne kilometers (FTK) of 4.3% year-on-year. This was the fastest pace of growth in 14 months. Freight capacity measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs) increased by 4.9% year-on-year, keeping yields under downward pressure. […]

PEMCO Redelivers 14th B737-300 Freighter Conversion to SF Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) has announced the redelivery of a B737-300 freighter aircraft to China-based SF Airlines, the air cargo division of S.F. Express. SF Airlines is a leading courier in China providing delivery service to over 15 countries, including the United States. The freighter, converted by PEMCO’s partner STAECO in Jinan Shandong, China, […]

Air Serbia Records Strong Passenger and Cargo Growth in 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, has delivered strong operational results in 2015, seeing significant growth in passenger and cargo volumes during its second full year of operation. The airline carried 2.55 million passengers last year, representing an 11 per cent increase over 2014, and contributing strongly to the record operational […]