Tag: air freight markets

Jump in Asian Air Travel Challenges Air Freight Divisions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air freight divisions at Asian airlines are trapped in an impossible situation: strong passenger demand continues to inject more aircraft into service, ramping up belly cargo capacity that is difficult to fill. Large populations with rising household incomes in China, India, and many Southeast Asian countries are the driving force behind rapid passenger traffic growth […]

Demand for Air Cargo Strengthens in July

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in July 2016 showing robust growth in demand. Measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), demand increased 5.0% in July 2016, compared to July 2015. This was the fastest pace in almost 18 months. Freight capacity measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs) […]

IATA Announces: Air Freight Makes Solid Start to 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in January showing a rise in freight tonne kilometers (FTK) of 2.7% compared to January 2015. This continues the improving trend witnessed toward the end of 2015, and is the fastest pace since April of last year. The freight load […]