2018 forecast
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IATA tunes its crystal ball into 2018

05 December 2017 Donald Urquhart 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts global cargo revenues will continue to do well in 2018, reaching USD 59.2 billion – up 8.6 per cent from 2017 revenues of $54.5 billion. Next year will […]


HKIA continues cargo growth in October

20 November 2017 Donald Urquhart 0

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) saw continued growth in cargo figures in October 2017, with throughput up by 2.3 per cent year-on-year to 430,000 tonnes, but significantly down from the 9.1 year-on-year growth recorded for […]

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Airfreight rates climb in March: Drewry

25 April 2017 Donald Urquhart 0

The latest figures from Drewry’s Sea and Air Shipper Insight report show that average ‘all-in’ airfreight rates across 21 major east-west trade lanes increased by 7.9 per cent year-on-year in March to reach US$2.84 per […]