Tag: cargo volumes


  • Global air freight up 3.4% in first half

    Although the rate of growth in air freight markets has slowed compared to 2014, air freight has grown by 3.4 per cent for the first half of 2015 as compared to the same period the previous year as growth...... Read More
  • Dubai Int’l grows April cargo, pax despite ash

    The volcanic ash cloud that grounded flights around the world for six days last month had a minimal impact on growth at Dubai International as April cargo and passenger numbers rose 19.6 and 13.9 per cent respectively, year-on-year. The...... Read More
  • Cathay pacific reports only 1.9% drop in cargo for Oct

    Cathay Pacific Airways reported cargo and mail tonne kilometres fell by 1.9 per cent in October, while passenger numbers were down 3.9 per cent to two million, but this was still, by far its best month of the year...... Read More
  • No green shoots for Europe’s carriers

    Latest figures from the Association of European Airlines cast doubt on the idea that the industry is seeing green shoots of recovery. Overall cargo traffic for the continent’s carriers was 15.1 percent year on year in August, compared to...... Read More
  • JAL sees stability start to return

    Japan Airlines delivered another stable month in terms of cargo volumes in August, with volumes down 10.8 per cent year-on-year. That compares with a first-quarter figure to 31 June that was down 10.3 per cent year-on-year and second-quarter volumes...... Read More
  • EUROPE & CIS: European air cargo falls 20.7% in June

    European airlines saw their cargo volumes fell 20.7 per cent in June compared to last year, according to the Association of European Airlines (AEA). The association also noted an accelerating decline in European air trade with Asia Far East...... Read More
  • TAIWAN: EVA Air sees cargo revenue plunge 51%

    Taiwanese carrier EVA Air saw its cargo revenue plunge 51 per cent in the first half of this year as falling Asian exports sliced the carrier’s freight traffic by nearly a third. EVA, which operates 17 widebody freighters contributing...... Read More
  • UK’s BAA airport group sees slowing decline

    UK airports group BAA – which owns London airports Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted as well as Southampton in Southern England and Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen in Scotland – said cargo traffic showed a slower rate of decline in July,...... Read More
  • HK’s cargo volumes continue to slide

    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) said it handled a total of 133,624 tonnes of cargo in February, down 22 per cent year-on-year. Import volume for February was 38,587 tonnes, down 20 per cent against February last year...... Read More
  • Pax numbers fair better than cargo at Changi

    Despite the global economic slowdown in the second half of 2008, Singapore Changi Airport handled a higher volume of passenger traffic, with 37.7 million passenger movements handled in 2008, up 2.7 per cent from 2007. But the impact on...... Read More