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Airport cargo handle jumps 3.3%

Airport cargo handle jumps 3.3%

April 19, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Total airport cargo handled — loaded and unloaded freight and mail — worldwide in 2016 was up 3.3 percent over 2015 to about 106 million tonnes, according to preliminary data from the Airports Council International. International freight handled was up 4.3 percent to about 66 million tonnes, accounting for aRead More

British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia have applied for antitrust immunity in order to operate a joint business on transatlantic flights.

Uncertainty prevails in air cargo following Brexit vote

June 24, 2016 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

The medium- to long-term impact of the historic “Brexit” vote held yesterday is still unclear, with industry insiders confident that little will change in the immediate future. As the news of the U.K.’s referendum on leaving the EU came in late on Thursday night, British and European trade groups underlinedRead More

In Control: Future plans for the world’s top cargo airports

In Control: Future plans for the world’s top cargo airports

September 30, 2015 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

It’s no secret that air cargo growth has disappeared in the second half of 2015. A manufacturing slump in China, a spiraling debt crisis in Europe, falling fuel surcharges, and continued economic turmoil in South America have all contributed to yields shrinking in most regions around the world – evenRead More

The Big 20: Top cargo airport rankings

The Big 20: Top cargo airport rankings

September 27, 2015 at 12:08 am 0 comments

Based on 2014 tonnage data submitted by more than 2,200 commercial airports in 160 countries, Airports Council International has ranked the world’s top 20 largest-capacity cargo airports and divided them into three categories: total airfreight handled, domestic airfreight handled and international airfreight handled. CHART 1 of 3

Airports Council International says airfreight growth modest

Airports Council International says airfreight growth modest

August 14, 2015 at 9:32 pm 0 comments

Even as North America is getting up to speed economically, a cyclical slowdown in emerging markets is squelching the prospects for significant advances in the global airfreight market, according to the Airports Council International half-year report. The council also predicted limited global growth for the remainder of 2015. Air-freight volumeRead More

ACI: Dubai traffic boosts global cargo growth

ACI: Dubai traffic boosts global cargo growth

December 17, 2014 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

Worldwide cargo volumes for October have risen by 4.6 percent, compared to October 2013, according to the latest figures released by Airports Council International (ACI). A significant factor in this surge came from robust growth in airfreight volumes from the United Arab Emirates, particularly from Dubai World Central (DWC, picturedRead More