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Freight forwarders report increased air volumes

A major freight forwarderreports that airfreight volumes have grown at almost double the market rate during the first half of the year, with performance improving during the second quarter. The freight forwarder saw first-half airfreight demand increase by 18%, while ...Read More

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Strong transpacific air freight demand

Shippers need to be prepared for expensive air charters on the transpacific route in the fourth quarter of the year. E-commerce sales and volcanic ash will begin to affect airline freight capacity. Freight forwarders and carriers are currently reporting record ...Read More

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Outlook for air freight good, says IATA

The outlook for air freight is still healthy, according to the airline association which has published its air cargo stats for the three months ending April. The news has been good for air freight but not perhaps if you are ...Read More

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Three freight companies increase use of China-Europe rail

Three leading freight companies have announced plans to increase their usage of rail services between China and Europe. The growth of rail freight service between China and Europe hasn't been entirely good news, however. As the Railway Gazette has revealed, ...Read More

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Rwanda: Horticulture Exports to Soar – Airlines Cut Freight Charges

Rwanda has intensified efforts over the past few years to increase exports, particularly for non-traditional trade products like flowers, vegetables and fruits. These efforts have encountered various challenges, including the high cost of air freight and other logistical issues, such ...Read More

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Freight Demand Continues Slow Recovery

Air freight demand was up 6.9 percent in January, as export orders increased and the shipping of consumer electronic parts witnessed a steady rise, IATA said in its monthly update. Africa had the biggest regional jump in demand, 24.3 percent, ...Read More

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Freight train arrives Chinese city to London

About 34 containers packed with clothing, bags and millions of pairs of socks completed the 7,456-mile journey to east London on January 18th. During the 18-day trip, the containers were transported from the city of Yiwu in eastern China to ...Read More

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November Air Freight Demand Strong

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently released data for world air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.8% in November 2016 compared to the previous year. This was a slight slowdown from the ...Read More

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Air Freight shows stronger Growth in September

IATA has released figures showing that global airfreight volumes increased by 6% in September. European airlines showed a 12.6 percent increase in freight volumes in September 2016. The European performance corresponds with an increase in new export orders reported in ...Read More

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Air Freight Posts Stronger September Growth

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2016, which showed that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.1% year-on-year. This was the fastest pace of growth in freight since the ...Read More

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Shortage of air freight space for Australian exports

Some sectors of the air transport industry say that boosting flight numbers further is not easy, due to aviation quota restrictions, whilst starting new routes involves considerable risk for airlines. "If you are repositioning a $100 million aircraft, it's a ...Read More

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Australia air freight crunch affects exports of fancy foods

An unprecedented shortage of air cargo space, after years of booming exports to Asia, is forcing Australian producers of premium foods to potentially miss out on hundreds of millions of dollars in exports of everything from lobster to cherries. Australia ...Read More

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Air freight demand growth gathers pace in July

Demand for global air freight rose 5 percent in July, at the fastest rate in almost 18 months, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said last week. The positive result in spite of subdued global trade, IATA said. "July was ...Read More

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Air China sees steady growth in passenger and freight traffic

Air China said earlier this week that it had witnessed steady growth in passenger and freight traffic during the first seven months of the year. Freight traffic rose steadily, hitting 977,200 tons in total volume during the first seven months, ...Read More

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Freight volumes down at Frankfurt

Air freight volumes at Frankfurt airport fell 1.6% year on year in March and 1.2% in the year to date. Passenger business meanwhile rose 3.9% in the month and 3.3% for the year to date. Cargo traffic appears to be ...Read More

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Shippers want transparency in air freight bookings

A Supply Chain executive for a chemicals company has complained that despite spending millions on air freight, he has no contact with the airline. Lars Droog called for more transparency in the booking process: “We select which shipping lines we ...Read More

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Air freight firms get rebates from Changi

In Singapore the challenging outlook for the global air freight industry has prompted Changi Airport Group to offer about $14 million in rebates for firms in the industry. A one-time rebate for cargo carriers, and firms helping companies organise air ...Read More

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Freight Transport Association welcomes Heathrow air freight expansion

The announcement that Heathrow plans to double the volume of air freight cargo was described as brilliant news for industry and the UK economy by the Freight Transport Association. The FTA has said that Heathrow’s proposals recognise the vital importance ...Read More

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Air freight demand drops

Global demand for air freight dropped in July, heralding tough times ahead for international trade, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in its monthly air freight report released today on 4 September. Air freight volumes dropped 0.6 per cent ...Read More

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Global air freight slowing

Growth in demand for air freight is slowing, as world trade growth weakens, a leading air industry body said on last week. Air cargo volumes rose 3.3 percent in April, compared with average growth of 5.3 percent over the first ...Read More

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Global air freight demand up 1.6 % in March

Air freight volumes rose by 1.6 percent in March, the International Air Transport Association said on last week, continuing a steady growth path after February was boosted by the Chinese New Year. In the first quarter, air freight demand grew ...Read More

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Freight Event

The annual freight event in Birmingham, Multi-modal, takes place next week from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 April with the focus on air freight. As well as the usual trade stands, there will be a series of seminars.  Organised in ...Read More

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Facilities improving for live animal exports

Calgary airport has set up a live animal facility with 28 000 sq ft of warehouse and a 14 000 sq ft of loading area. The system has been designed to make handling of animal exports more humane and quicker. ...Read More

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China air cargo forecast bleak

Chinese imports and exports account for 30 per ken of the global air freight market; it is the second largest exporter of high tech and fashion goods in the world. It is believed that 375000 shippers in China use air ...Read More

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Air freight symposium in Shanghai

A speaker at the recent IATA conference said that modal shift is reducing the volume of air freight.  He said that the airfreight industry lost five million tonnes of cargo to sea, road and rail freight. This had still enabled ...Read More

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Air freight symposium in Shanghai

In the IATA symposium held in Shanghai last month, the president of China Eastern warned of the need for the air freight industry to modernise its systems. Shanghai airport is the third largest airport in the world for air cargo, ...Read More

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Air Freight has Slow Start

On March 3, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released statistics for global air freight markets showing a 3.2% expansion in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) in January 2015 compared to the same month last year. The growth in freight volumes ...Read More

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Road Freight would increase without new airport capacity

The Freight Transport Association argues that - without additional airport hub capacity in London - additional trucking costs would be around £41.5 million in 2050 with potentially significant effects on freight users.Without additional capacity, the air freight industry and freight ...Read More

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Airport Expansion – Air Freight Report

The Freight Transport Association commissioned York Aviation, with support from Transport for London, to consider the potential long-term effects on the UK economy, the air freight industry and freight customers in the UK arising from the runway capacity options identified ...Read More

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Extra London airport capacity vital to freight

The Freight Transport Association said that “Extra airport runway capacity in London and the south east of England is vital to the UK economy” to the Airports Commission Consultation. The submission highlighted the importance of air freight, and focussed on ...Read More

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Air Freight Event

The Nordic Air Cargo Symposium will take place later this month in Stockholm. From 27-28 January, air freight industry leaders will discuss market trends and how to enhance collaboration between shippers, freight forwarders and air carriers. The theme is "Collaboration ...Read More

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Air freight November bounce

Demand for air freight in November, measured by freight tonnes, grew by 4.2 per cent compared with the previous year. The most significant growth was recorded by carriers in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions. The International Air Transport Association ...Read More

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Pharma shippers turn to sea freight for reliability

Pharmaceutical shippers have urged airlines to become more reliable, in a good-natured discussion at the Life Science and Pharmaceuticals conference last week in London. Global category leader for AstraZeneca, Julian Wann, said that by the end of next year the ...Read More

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Nordic Air Cargo Event

The Nordic Air Cargo Symposium takes place from 27 - 28 January in Stockholm, Sweden.  This is the premium event for air freight shippers and suppliers.  The Symposium will review trends in the air cargo market and discuss how to ...Read More

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Air Freight Growth in Middle East

The Middle East is expected to be the fastest growing region for air freight within the next five years.  Africa is second in line, followed by Asia-Pacific and Latin America.  The mature air freight markets of Europe and North America ...Read More

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Air cargo optimism

The International Air Transport Association's five year forecast predicts reasonable future air cargo growth. They suggest that international freight volumes a expected to increase as a compound annual growth rate of 4.1 per cent over the next five years. The ...Read More

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Freight Organisation promotes South East development

The Freight Transport Association is emphasising the importance of airport development in the South East of England. A spokesman for the organisation said: “We believe that London, as the UK hub for freight, is exceptionally important and that this should ...Read More

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Prediction of strong growth in freight traffic

Boeing is projecting that air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.7 per cent over the next 20 years, with global air freight traffic expected to more than double by 2033. The company released its biennial World ...Read More

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Freight industry reaction to airport decision

The Aiports Commission to reject the so-called 'Boris Island' airport plan, has been broadly welcomed by the freight industry. The Freight Transport Association’s director  for global and European policy said: “Air freight accounts for about 40 per cent of UK ...Read More

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Freight growth spike at DWC in Quarter 2

Freight volumes at Dubai airport surged by triple-digits in the second quarter, recording 199,751 tonnes, up 308 per cent from the 48,955 tonnes recorded during the corresponding period in 2013. The year to date freight volumes reached 276,567 tonnes, an ...Read More

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Asia Air Freight Struggles

Air cargo traffic slowly rose through 2013 overall, particularly in the final quarter, but Asian airlines are struggling with air freight. Air freight markets improved steadily throughout 2013, with the highest volumes gained in December, up 1.8% on the previous ...Read More

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Leipzig/Halle air freight volumes increase again

Freight volumes at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany have set a record for the ninth time in a row. Leipzig/Halle handled 887,101 tonnes of freight in 2013, an increase of 2.7 percent. “Leipzig/Halle Airport has continued to enhance its position as ...Read More

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Tasmania wants Air freight subsidy

TASMANIA's biggest airport says that air freight should be subsidised by the Commonwealth. The Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme covered sea freight but not air freight reduced freight market competition, Hobart Airport argued in a submission to the Productivity Commission's inquiry ...Read More

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Air freight growth for Middle East carriers

IATA statistics show that Middle Eastern carriers reported the largest increase in air cargo growth in November 2013, compared to the same month in the previous year. Middle Eastern carriers reported a 16.5 per cent jump in air freight, measured ...Read More

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Freight takes off at Shanghai Pudong Terminal

Shanghai Pudong cargo terminal saw freight tonnage rise by 2.83 percent to a total of 1,173,784 tonnes in the first 11 months of 2013. In 2012 the total was only 1,141,472 tonnes. Domestic cargo volume grew by 17.05 percent year-over-year ...Read More

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