Global air freight markets in April showed demand (measured in freight tonne kilometers or FTKs) was 3.2 per cent above previous year levels, International Air Transport Association (Iata) has said.
Demand has not, however, grown
Middle Eastern carriers recorded a global high of 13.2 per cent year-on-year rise in FTK (freight tonne kilometre) volumes during March, with the strong performance coming on the back of growth in both developed and emerging markets, said a repo
Etihad Cargo, part of UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways, moved 49,700 tons of cargo around the world in November, the most it has ever carried in one month, and up 52 per cent on the same period last year.
This surpassed the previou
Middle East airlines saw their freight business expand at a healthy 8.6 per cent in April compared to the same month in 2012, according to figures released by the International Air Transport Association (Iata).
While this is a slo
Middle Eastern airlines posted the fastest-growing air freight demand in January globally, reporting an increase of 16.3 per cent over the same month in 2012, according to figures and analysis released by the International Air Transport Associat
International air passenger traffic rose by 4.6 per cent in November compared to the same period last year, while air freight volumes edged up 1.6 per cent over the same period after declining 2.6 per cent in October, year to year, said a report
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said global traffic continued to rise in January showing a 5.7 per cent jump in passenger demand, but air freight demand fell 8 per cent over last year.
The occurrence of Chinese New
Dubai International Airport said it has registered a 5.8 per cent increase in year-on-year passenger numbers and a 3.7 per cent contraction in international freight volumes in March this year.
Announcing the March traffic results, Dubai Ai
Air freight grew by over one fifth in 2010, in a sign of global economic recovery, but severe weather in Europe and North America dented passenger demand at the end of the year, the airline body Iata said.
Both passenger and freight
Growth in international air cargo ticked up in October, after falling since May, to be 14.4 percent higher year-on-year, the airline industry body Iata said on Thursday.
Iata said freight -- an important indicator of world trade and hence