Air Cargo

Improved 5-year air cargo outlook

International freight volumes are expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1% over the next five years. Emerging economies, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, will be the fastest-growing markets. This is according...
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Air freight markets in modest slowdown

Global air freight markets in April showing demand (measured in Freight Tonne Kilometers or FTKs) was 3.2% above previous year levels. Demand has not, however, grown in recent months. Traffic levels in April were slightly below those of January and...
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Air cargo market continues moderate recovery

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), has released its latest analysis of demand for air cargo around the world. Note the observation on the air cargo market in Africa: African carriers registered a contraction of 1.2% for freight...
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Air freight volumes show signs of life

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released June figures showing a 1.2% year-on-year expansion in global air freight demand. Although weak, this is an improvement when compared to the 0.9% year-on-year demand growth recorded in...
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Investigate anti-competitive behaviour

Imperial Logistics has made an urgent request for the Competition Commission to initiate a market inquiry into the general state of competition in the domestic overnight express airfreight market. Cobus Rossouw, Imperial Logistics chief integration...
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Expanding the industry

Pictured: Ram Menen, the divisional senior vice president of Emirates Airlines During Air Cargo Africa 2013, the second biennial international air cargo conference and expo in Africa, Simon Foulds had the opportunity to interview Ram Menen, the...

Africa air cargo business

Africa has outpaced other continents in terms of air freight business growth.That’s according to the third quarter statistics released by the international air transport association.