IATA: Weak Air Freight Demand Continues

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), increased 0.1% in March 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. While this is a significant improvement on the 4.9% contraction in February, in seasonally… Read the full press release

Leipzig/Halle Airport to develop and expand infrastructure for handling air freight to meet the increase in cargo volumes

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Volumes of freight at Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany’s second-largest air cargo hub, have increased more than tenfold since 2007 and continue to grow at a disproportionately high rate. To cope with this, the airport is planning to gradually develop the space that is available in order to keep up… Read the full press release

IATA: global air freight up 6.8% in February 2018 YoY

Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for February 2018 showing a 6.8% increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) compared to the same period last year. Adjusting for the potential Lunar New Year distortions by combining growth… Read the full press release

IATA released data for global air freight markets showing an acceleration of demand in September

Geneva, 2014-11-4 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing an acceleration of demand in September. Measured by freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), volumes rose 5.2% compared to September last year, which is 0.8 percentage points ahead of the 4.4% average growth in demand reported for… Read the full press release

IATA figures show small improvement in air freight growth in October 2013

Geneva, Switzerland, 2013-12-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing a small improvement in air freight growth in October. Compared to October 2012, global freight tonne kilometers (FTK) grew 4.0%, with growth in all regions except Africa. The gradual expansion continues a trend that began in the third quarter as air freight… Read the full press release