AMERICAS: Air cargo on the rise in US

Major US airlines saw cargo traffic measured in cargo revenue ton miles rise eight per cent in October, year over year. The figure was broken down to be one per cent domestically and 13 per cent internationally. “These results highlight the importance of international markets to air shippers, as the global economy drives up transportation […]


Major US airlines saw cargo traffic measured in cargo revenue ton miles rise eight per cent in October, year over year. The figure was broken down to be one per cent domestically and 13 per cent internationally. “These results highlight the importance of international markets to air shippers, as the global economy drives up transportation spending to and from the US,” said ATA president and CEO James C. May. “The industry remains hopeful that the nation’s economic recovery will continue in the months ahead.”