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Global air freight improves slightly in May vs April—ACI

Global air freight improves slightly in May vs April—ACI

Aug. 3 | Airports worldwide reported a slight improvement in freight traffic in May compared to April even as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to batter the sector, though less severely than it is doing to the devastated passenger industry, latest data from the...

Asian airlines carry 20% less cargo amid weak exports, supply chain woes—AAPA

Asian airlines carry 20% less cargo amid weak exports, supply chain woes—AAPA

Jul. 29 | Cargo demand remained weak while air travel was almost non-existent for Asia-Pacific airlines in the second quarter of 2020, traffic figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed. In June alone, air cargo demand, in freight...

Air cargo down but revenue spikes in 1H 2020

Air cargo down but revenue spikes in 1H 2020

Jul. 18 | Worldwide air cargo volume contracted by more than 18% in the first half of 2020 year-on-year, but airlines’ revenue was up almost 21% in the same period, according to the latest figures from WorldACD. The double-digit growth in revenue was the result...

Jan marks 10th straight month of global cargo decline; Changi volumes down 8.4%

Jan marks 10th straight month of global cargo decline; Changi volumes down 8.4%

Mar. 9 | Global air freight traffic decreased by 3.3% in January 2020 year-on-year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). “January marked the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year declines in cargo volumes. The air cargo industry...

Air cargo contracts nearly 6% in Jan

Air cargo contracts nearly 6% in Jan

Mar. 2 | Worldwide air cargo weight decreased by 5.8% in January 2020 year-over-year as the Chinese New Year fell at the end of January compared to coming in around February of last year, said WorldACD. General cargo contracted 9% year-on-year, while special cargo...

Domestic forwarders report 25% less cargo in 2019

Domestic forwarders report 25% less cargo in 2019

Feb. 26 | Cargo volume handled by domestic freight forwarders dropped 24.6% in 2019 to 66.35 million kilograms from 88.027 million kg in 2018, preliminary data published by the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) showed. Direct shipments, which accounted for 54.8% of...

AAPA sounds alarm over ‘arbitrary’, ‘inconsistent’ measures against coronavirus  

AAPA sounds alarm over ‘arbitrary’, ‘inconsistent’ measures against coronavirus  

Feb. 8 | The head of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) is calling on governments to work with international organizations and other stakeholders for a globally coordinated response to the novel coronavirus, noting that some measures against the outbreak...

Air cargo posts ‘only’ 2.5% decline in November — WorldACD

Air cargo posts ‘only’ 2.5% decline in November — WorldACD

Dec. 30 | Total air cargo volumes were down by only 2.5% in November year-on-year, as load factors continued their steady climb from August 2019, according to a new report from WorldACD. Cargo declined by 2.5% year-over-year in November but was up 0.4% month-over-month,...

General cargo declines but special cargo soars in Sep—WorldACD

General cargo declines but special cargo soars in Sep—WorldACD

Nov. 6 | As with the previous months of the year, September saw worldwide air cargo volume shrink, declining by 5.4% year-on-year, with Asia-Pacific the hardest hit region, according to WorldACD market data. But even as general cargo fell 8.7% year-on-year, special...

Air cargo decline in July among smallest to date

Air cargo decline in July among smallest to date

Sep. 2 | Air freight volume contracted 4.2% in July year-over-year, marking one of the smaller decreases since January and posting a growth of 5.1% month-over-month, according to WorldACD. But the air cargo market intelligence provider had an explanation for the...