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Freighter flights, pharma traffic boost MIA freight tonnage

Freighter flights, pharma traffic boost MIA freight tonnage

August 17, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

After posting only a narrow increase of under 1 percent growth in 2016, compared to the previous year, cargo freight tonnage at Miami International Airport (MIA) rose by a more robust 4.8 percent, year-over-year, during the first six months of 2017. The airport attributed much of this year’s first-half growthRead More

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Fraport reports higher Frankfurt cargo volumes for July

August 10, 2017 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Mirroring reports of strong cargo demand growth across Europe, cargo throughput at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continued to increase in July, rising 4.2 percent, year-over-year, to 188,009 tonnes, according to airport owner and manager Fraport AG. Year-to-date, total cargo traffic increased 4.7 percent, compared to the first seven months in 2016,Read More

Seafreight woes boost cargo volumes at Hong Kong’s Hactl

Seafreight woes boost cargo volumes at Hong Kong’s Hactl

August 1, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Strong international trade and a shift from ocean to airfreight have pushed cargo volumes at Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. (Hactl) up 16.6 percent in the first half of 2017, according to the ground handler. Whatever the cause, some 860,242 tonnes of freight during those first six months areRead More

Are ‘modest gains’ the new normal for Dubai’s cooling air freight market?

Are ‘modest gains’ the new normal for Dubai’s cooling air freight market?

July 31, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Dubai’s new freight hub is now handling approximately one third of the emirate’s air freight, as both regional airports posted middling first half numbers, reflecting a regional downturn. Freight volumes at Dubai World Central (DWC) rose 3.2 percent year-over-year (y-o-y) to 443,835 tonnes during the first half of 2017. PaulRead More

E-commerce, cross-border trade drive impressive Q2 results at UPS

E-commerce, cross-border trade drive impressive Q2 results at UPS

July 27, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

UPS reported strong financial and operational performance in the second-quarter of 2017, with net income up 9.1 percent year over year to $1.38 billion as revenue rose 5.0 percent to $15.75 billion. Operating income for the second quarter was up 8.7 percent to $2.22 billion. With results like these, writesRead More

E-commerce, community initiatives drive record cargo growth at Schiphol

E-commerce, community initiatives drive record cargo growth at Schiphol

July 26, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Schiphol Airport has worked to establish itself as one of Europe’s premier e-commerce hubs. Now, with the Dutch airport’s new Compliance Checker program, Schiphol officials say they hope to reach even loftier goals of eliminating common data errors. Launched in May, the Compliance Checker program boosts e-commerce flows through theRead More

AAPA: Asia Pacific airfreight momentum suggests strong second half

AAPA: Asia Pacific airfreight momentum suggests strong second half

July 26, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

The Asia-Pacific airfreight market is still red hot, and the latest numbers from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) show that despite an increase in offered freight capacity of 4.8 percent in June, load factors for the month rose 3.1 percentage points to 66.2 percent. Preliminary freight tonne kilometerRead More

Double-digit revenue growth at United Cargo confirms strong market

Double-digit revenue growth at United Cargo confirms strong market

July 19, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Surging volumes at United Cargo pushed cargo revenues up 22.1 percent, year-over-year, to US$254 million in the second quarter of 2017, pushing the year-to-date growth rate and revenue numbers up to 17.9 percent, y-o-y, and $474 million, respectively. Comprising of less than 3 percent of United’s total half-year revenues, cargoRead More