MALAYSIA: Asian airlines say recovery ‘tentative’

Preliminary traffic data released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) for October indicate that the recovery remains tentative. AAPA international air cargo demand maintained the trend of slow but steady improvement, with traffic just 2.4 per cent below the levels recorded in October 2008, the smallest shortfall so far this year. The average […]


Preliminary traffic data released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) for October indicate that the recovery remains tentative.

AAPA international air cargo demand maintained the trend of slow but steady improvement, with traffic just 2.4 per cent below the levels recorded in October 2008, the smallest shortfall so far this year. The average international cargo load factor in October rose by 4.2 percentage points to 69.1 per cent, as carriers reduced capacity by 8.3 per cent.