Carriers saw more stable cargo demand in July: AAPA

July cargo traffic, in freight tonne kilometres (FTK), topped June’s figures, but down 16 percent from last year.


AAPA Asia Pacific bellyhold capacity cargo traffic July


Courtesy of AAPA

Asia Pacific’s carriers saw stable demand for international air cargo in July, traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) revealed. 

July cargo traffic, in freight tonne kilometres (FTK), was down 16 percent from the levels seen last year. 

Meanwhile, average load factor was 10.4 percentage points higher at 69.7 percent for July, which AAPA attributed to the sharp reduction in bellyhold capacity as most passenger operations remain grounded. 

Compared to the previous month’s 4.7 billion freight tonne kilometresAsia Pacific airlines saw more cargo traffic at 5 billion freight tonne kilometres in July. 



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