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Air freight capacity stretched thin as e-commerce flourishes
Supply Chain Dive
Shippers and carriers always view the holiday season with concern, if not dread. Do we have enough staff? Vehicles? Inventory? Are we ready for the online purchases and, later, the returns? One issue that seems to have accompanied the new year is a ...

The Loadstar

Forwarders need to shop around for best air freight rates pre ...
The Loadstar
Air freight rates may have rebounded following severe weather disruption across Europe and the US, but one index is reporting a double-digit drop this week. TAC Index claims China to Europe (at $2.68 per kg) and China to US (at $3.54 per kg) prices ...
Freight prices eased, but now set to rebound, says FreightosAir Cargo World

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Shipper demand continues to pressure air cargo rates, space
“Cargo's strong momentum continued well into December, with volumes growing ahead of capacity,” said Cathay Pacific director commercial and cargo Ronald Lam. “We were able to sustain a high load factor and high yield during the month. As a result ...


Global air freight demand on track for a seven-year high - IATA
(Reuters) – Demand for global air freight, measured in freight tonne kilometres, rose 8.8 percent in November, compared with a year earlier, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday. The rise in November puts the air cargo ...

Why Airfreight Traffic Is Up: Dog Food and Semiconductors Are Vying for Space
Wall Street Journal
Companies are shipping more items by plane to meet customers' rising expectations for rapid delivery, prompting a scramble for cargo space that has sent airfreight rates soaring and pushed Inc. and others into the airline business. Global ...

Air Cargo News

Munich airfreight up 7% in 2017
Air Cargo News
Munich Airport's dynamic cargo growth continued in 2017 with a record total turnover of 379,000 tons – a 7% gain over the previous year. Passenger traffic at the southern Germany hub increased by 2.3m to a new all-time high of 44.6m, a 5.5% gain over ...
Airfreight at Munich Airport totals 379000 tons for 2017American Journal of Transportation
Germany's biggest airports report healthy traffic risesAirport World Online
Fraport Traffic Figures 2017: Frankfurt Airport Welcomes More Than 64 Million PassengerseTurboNews

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Air transportation division conducts ribbon cutting for air freight facility (press release)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Richard F. Fuerst, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, senior-ranking leadership and guests pose for a picture during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, Jan. 8, 2018. The ceremony was ...

Air Cargo World

IATA confirms healthy airfreight growth for November | Air Cargo World
Air Cargo World
The results are in for November and, as expected, IATA reported that growth in the airfreight industry picked up substantially with the move into peak season, with freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) increasing by 8.8 percent, year-over-year, for the month ...
IATA says global airfreight on track for best year since 2010 ...CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly

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The Loadstar

Amazon buys more land at Cincinnati airport in $1.5bn air freight ...
The Loadstar
Amazon has added 210 acres of land to its development at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), its US air freight hub. Senior VP of operations Dave Clark tweeted: “Amazon Air getting ready for take-off in KY!” In response, CVG ...

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Middle East air freight demand up 6.6% in November
Arab News
Middle East airlines posted the slowest annualized growth in international freight ton kilometers, the second time in three months when compared with the five-year average of 10.3 percent. (Courtesy Emirates). Related Articles. Middle East air ...
Air Freight Demand Continues Strong GrowthAirwise
2017 to be the strongest year for air cargo since 2010: IATACAPA - Centre for Aviation
IATA: Middle East carriers had a 4.9% demand increase, which was lowest among regionsArabian Aerospace
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