Capacity & Demand

Changi Airport’s August freight volumes are more good news for industry

Changi Airport’s August freight volumes are more good news for industry

September 22, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

August’s double-digit airfreight volume growth at Singapore Changi Airport is yet another indicator of good news for the airfreight industry, where results, so far, for the month have reflected growing demand for air cargo. Airfreight throughput at the airport rose 10.7 percent, year-over-year, in August to 180,590 tonnes. August cargoRead More

Exports are taking off at Rickenbacker Airport

Exports are taking off at Rickenbacker Airport

September 22, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

The fashion industry, and the many retailers based in Ohio, have made Rickenbacker Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S., a sustainable cargo-only airport for scheduled freighters and charters, such as Qatar Airways Cargo’s 777 freighter flight earlier this month. However, the airport is also seeing dramatic increases in exports for products,Read More

LATAM Cargo posts stronger August numbers, but still down for 2017

LATAM Cargo posts stronger August numbers, but still down for 2017

September 22, 2017 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

LATAM Airlines Cargo reported its fourth straight month of gains in revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs) for August. However, the beleaguered Chilean carrier’s RTKs, year-to-date, are still lower compared with the same period in 2016, as struggling Latin American economies weighed on cargo volumes in the region during the first halfRead More

IATA sees growth drivers in place for strong finish to 2017

IATA sees growth drivers in place for strong finish to 2017

September 19, 2017 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Despite some typically cautious warnings that the current growth cycle may be nearing a peak, industry-wide freight tonne kilometer (FTK) growth is at its strongest pace since 2010 and global business and consumer confidence levels point to solid improvement at least through the third quarter, IATA said in its Q3Read More

Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

September 13, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

SEATTLE — The good times keep rolling for air cargo in 2017 with month after record-setting month, but a panel at the Airforwarders Association’s (AfA) regional meeting at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) last night discussed an important point: How do you deal with too much of a good thing?Read More

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes rise in August

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes rise in August

September 12, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

Like most European airports this summer, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) reported another rise in cargo volume in August, compared with the same month last year.  aAirport owner and manager, Fraport AG, reported a 5.4 percent increase, year-over-year, to 181,102 metric tonnes in August. The German airport also set a new AugustRead More

Heathrow reports all-time high for August cargo volumes

Heathrow reports all-time high for August cargo volumes

September 11, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Trade with Latin America and North America helped push cargo volumes at London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) to a record high for August, the airport reported. Heathrow saw a 13 percent, year-over-year, increase in cargo volumes for August, reaching 139,023 tonnes. Cargo volumes at LHR have been higher, y-o-y, every monthRead More

July volumes rise with global trade support, IATA says

July volumes rise with global trade support, IATA says

September 6, 2017 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Another month, another double-digit increase in airfreight volume growth. A surge in global trade and business confidence indicators pushed up July demand in freight tonne kilometers by 11.4 percent, year-over-year – proving wrong the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA’s) warning that June was likely the peak of the latest growthRead More