AUSTRALIA: Australian airfreight down 9% last year
Airfreight carried on international flights to and from Australia for 2008- 09 totalled 709,374 tonnes, down 9.2 per cent on 2007Ã¢â‚¬“08, reflecting the impact of the global financial crisis (GFC), according to the latest data from the Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government. This comprised 398,362 tonnes (or 56.2 per cent) […]
July 1, 2010
Australian airline Qantas carried the greatest single share (21.8 per cent) of freight in 2008Ã¢â‚¬“09, followed by Singapore Airlines (16.2 per cent) and Cathay Pacific Airways (10.2 per cent). The SydneyÃ¢â‚¬“Auckland route had the single largest share (7.5 per cent) of all air freight in and out of Australia, followed by MelbourneÃ¢â‚¬“Singapore (7.2 per cent) and SydneyÃ¢â‚¬“Hong Kong (6.2 per cent).