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Asia-Pacific cargo lift rises in 2016, but revenue, yields plummet

Asia-Pacific cargo lift rises in 2016, but revenue, yields plummet

May 18, 2017 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

Cargo volume growth in the Asia-Pacific region gave some carriers optimism in 2016, but the increase in tonnage did not translate into higher revenues or yields, according to the preliminary assessment of the year by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). International air cargo traffic, expressed in freight tonneRead More

Airfreight dives in Asia – should we panic?

Airfreight dives in Asia – should we panic?

March 31, 2016 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines published February international traffic results and, for cargo, the news is bleak, down 12 percent, year-over-year. But as David Harris points out, from sister publication Cargo Facts, data from January and February are often skewed by the timing of the Chinese New Year –Read More

AirBridgeCargo reports January cargo surge

AirBridgeCargo reports January cargo surge

February 17, 2016 at 6:41 pm 0 comments

Confident is how AirBridgeCargo described its start to 2016, as it reported a 30 percent year-over-year rise in tonnage carried in January. ABC transported 43,605 tonnes of cargo to Europe, North American and the Asia-Pacific region for the month. The carrier attributes this robust performance to last year’s fleet andRead More

WorldACD sees ‘glimmers of hope’ for 2016

WorldACD sees ‘glimmers of hope’ for 2016

December 30, 2015 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

As 2015 draws to a close, WorldACD said that, in spite of its weak performance in recent months, the air cargo market wasn’t all that bad this year, thanks in part to China and Hong Kong. Together they account for almost 30 percent of worldwide revenue – a very solidRead More

AirBridgeCargo continues to shine

AirBridgeCargo continues to shine

December 21, 2015 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

Solidifying its reputation as one of the fastest-growing air cargo carriers in the world, AirBridgeCargo had a strong November, with a 27 percent year-over-year tonnage gain, compared to the previous November. Last month, ABC transported more than 50,000 tonnes of cargo across its global network, which includes Europe, North AmericaRead More

IATA reports plateau in cargo growth for October

IATA reports plateau in cargo growth for October

December 3, 2015 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

As was expected, given the preliminary monthly traffic reports by many major carriers, global air cargo volumes, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), were flat in October 2015, rising by just 0.5 percent, compared with the same month last year. Freight load factors in October also fell to the 44Read More

Lufthansa Cargo committed to Vietnam

Lufthansa Cargo committed to Vietnam

October 21, 2015 at 10:28 pm 0 comments

With its economic recovery in full swing, Vietnam has been named by Lufthansa Cargo as part of the carrier’s new winter schedule. The American Journal of Transportation said that, after a test phase over the summer, the cargo airline will be flying a 777F weekly to Ho Chi Minh City.Read More

E-air waybill penetration creeps up – ever so slowly

E-air waybill penetration creeps up – ever so slowly

October 1, 2015 at 10:51 pm 0 comments

Unless a huge shift occurs, it would appear by IATA’s latest numbers on electronic air waybills (e-AWBs) that the goal of 45 percent penetration by year’s end isn’t going to become a reality.  The good news is that, for the most part, the numbers have crept up every month byRead More