Thursday, June 20, 2024

Asia continues to drive air cargo demand, ACI reports

The Airports Council International (ACI) says airports in China contributed 23.5 per cent to growth in air cargo volumes in 2016 as business continues to shift eastward. This was detailed in latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report by ACI, which found  Chinese hubs are the largest contributor to global growth in overall air transport […]

AAPA: demand for manufacturing products drives 12.2% August surge

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) says the solid expansion in international air cargo markets continued unabated in August and it was propelled by demand for manufacturing goods. AAPA explains firm demand for manufactured products, particularly pharmaceutical goods and technological equipment, underpinned the month’s strong 12.2 per cent increase in air cargo demand as measured in freight […]

Emerging markets drive biggest cargo growth in 5 years at Heathrow

Long-haul emerging markets drove the nearly 13 per cent growth in March at Heathrow Airport – the biggest monthly surge in more than five years. Heathrow handled 148,269 tonnes in March, a 12.6 per cent rise on the same month in 2016. In the first three months of the year it has handled 399,481 tonnes, […]

Increasing connectivity boosts tonnage at Gatwick Airport

Tonnage at London’s Gatwick Airport continues to climb and it grew six per cent in February reaching 5,965 tonnes for the month as new long-haul routes drive growth. This was up on the 5,628 tonnes that was achieved in the same month last year as the gateway’s volumes are boosted by better connectivity. On a […]

Emerging markets fuel 4.4% growth in November at Heathrow

Heathrow Airport handled 138,050 tonnes in November – a 4.4 per cent year-on-year (YOY) rise on the same month last year. In the first 11 months of 2016 it has handled 1,407,561 tonnes – a YOY increase of 2.8 per cent on the same period in 2015. On a rolling 12-month basis it has processed […]