APAC July cargo traffic up 6.8% YoY

Asia-Pacific cargo traffic recorded YoY growth of 6.8 per cent in July, YTD growth of 5.1 per cent.

ACI Asia-Pacific APAC cargo traffic freight volume July 2014 Middle East

ACI Asia-Pacific has reported that worldwide freight volumes continue to show signs of strong recovery with improvements in global trade and commerce.

Cargo traffic recorded robust growth for the month of July 2014 with Asia-Pacific airports recording a year-on-year growth of 6.8 per cent, while the Middle East recorded growth of 12 per cent, and year-to-date growth was 5.1 per cent for Asia-Pacific and 9.6 per cent for the Middle East. The strong growth in the Middle East was primarily driven by the recent expanded operations at Doha and Dubai World Central.

The top five airports in the region with the highest cargo throughput from January to July 2014: Hong Kong (HKG, +6.7 per cent), Shanghai Pudong (PVG, +8.3 per cent), Seoul Incheon (ICN, +3.9 per cent), Dubai (DXB, -3.1 per cent) and Tokyo Narita (NRT, +9.0 per cent).