Soft Chinese market slows down Schiphol

With the Chinese market floundering of late, the overall cargo tonnage that passed through Amsterdam Schiphol dipped in the first half of 2015, compared to the same time in 2014, although there were some bright spots from elsewhere around the world. The airport handled 784,567 tonnes of cargo in the first half of 2015, down […]

Airports Council International says airfreight growth modest

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 volume worldwide grew in June at […]

IATA’s latest numbers raise concern

The June numbers are in from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global airfreight, and, like the WorldACD report from earlier this week, it’s a bit disconcerting. Measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTK), airfreight volumes worldwide only rose 1.2 percent compared to 5.3 percent at the same time last year. IATA reported that the […]

Strong late 2014 leads to IATA’s positive 2015 outlook

Worldwide demand for airfreight should expand by 4.5 percent in 2015, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), besting the expected rise in world trade by one-half percent. However, IATA CEO Tony Tyler cautioned that, while he is optimistic, other factors such as political risk and macro-economics could impact trade flow. IATA released strong […]
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