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Airfreight demand up 9% in 2017, strongest growth since 2010 says IATA

Global airfreight markets in 2017 saw demand grow by 9.0%, more than double the 3.6% annual growth recorded in 2016,…

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Aviation welcomes African open skies agreement

The African Union (AU) has launched the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) as it hopes to capitalise on the…

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Air cargo continues to improve in November while optimism for 2018 grows

Air cargo demand growth edged up in November despite a slowdown in October and indicators suggesting the sector has passed…

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Slow progress of e-AWBs down to market growth

The slow growth of electronic air waybill (e-AWB) penetration in 2017 is down to the overall improvement in air cargo…

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Air cargo set for another solid year in 2018

Air cargo is expected to have another "solid" year in 2018, although growth is expected to slow and there are…

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Strong cargo growth will help airlines hike profits

IATA is forecasting  a 4.5% rise in global cargo carried from 59.9m tonnes in 2017 to 62.5m tonnes in 2018…

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Air cargo up 11% in July, but signs that growth may have peaked

Air cargo traffic increased again in July, compared with a year earlier, but airline organisation IATA has warned that there…

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Qatar’s Al Baker to chair IATA board of governors from 2018

Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker has been elected chairman of the board of governors of IATA, effective…

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New airline and forwarder air cargo program – IFACP – launches in Canada

Freight forwarder association FIATA and airlines’ body IATA have launched their long-awaited Air Cargo Program (IFACP) in Canada. The programme,…

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Optimistic IATA sees steady air cargo growth

Global freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) put in their strongest first-half performance for seven years, said IATA in its report for…

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