Japan cargo recovery short-lived

08 / 06 / 2009

 

JAPAN Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) saw their international cargo volumes fall again in April but at less of a rate than preceding months.


Japan Airlines recorded a fall of 28.7 per cent to 43,867 tons compared to the same month last year, but this was less than the month before, which recorded 38.1 per cent. Its domestic cargo traffic fell again by 10.8 per cent after a short-lived rise of 1.3 per cent in March.


ANA’s international cargo volume fell 15.9 per cent, a slowing down from the previous month’s drop of 19.4 per cent in March. ANA’s domestic cargo volume fell 4.9 per cent in April from 2008 after rising briefly by 2.9 per cent in March.