Air Cargo Posts Fourth Month of Double-Digit Growth in March

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for March 2024 global air cargo markets showing continuing strong annual growth in demand. Total demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), rose by 10.3% compared to March 2023 levels (11.4% for international operations). This is the fourth consecutive month of double-digit year-on-year growth. Capacity, measured in available […]

SkyTeam Cargo Welcomes John Engelaan as Vice President Cargo

SkyTeam Cargo, the world’s only global air cargo alliance, has welcomed John Engelaan on board as its new Vice President, effective immediately. Engelaan, a Dutch national, brings more than 35 years’ international experience to his role at SkyTeam Cargo. Prior to joining the global cargo alliance, he was Vice President of Global Fleet at Swissport […]

Air Cargo Demand Maintains Double-Digit Growth in February

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for February 2024 global air cargo markets showing continuing strong annual growth in demand. Total demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), rose by 11.9% compared to February 2023 levels (12.4% for international operations). This is the third consecutive month of double-digit year-on-year demand growth. Capacity, measured in […]

IATA Announces First Signatories to Air Cargo Digitalization Leadership Charter

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Digitalization Leadership Charter at the IATA World Cargo Symposium in Hong Kong. Cathay Cargo, CHAMP Cargosystems, Global Logistics System (HK) Company Limited, IAG Cargo, IBS Software, LATAM Cargo, and Lufthansa Cargo are the inaugural signatories of the charter. The Digitalization Leadership Charter aims […]

Air Cargo Demand up 18.4% in January

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for January 2024 global air cargo markets indicating a strong start to 2024. Total demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), increased by 18.4% compared to January 2023 levels (19.8% for international operations). This significant upturn marks the highest annual growth in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs) since the summer […]

Air Cargo Demand Up 8.3% in November

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for November 2023 global air cargo markets indicating the strongest year-on-year growth in roughly two years. This is partly due to weakness in November 2022, but also reflects a fourth consecutive month of strengthening demand for air cargo. Global demand for air cargo, measured in cargo tonne-kilometres […]

Air Cargo Demand up 3.8% in October

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for October 2023 global air cargo markets indicating the third consecutive month of stronger year-on-year demand. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometres (CTKs*), increased by 3.8% compared to October 2022. For international operations, the demand lagged slightly at 3.5%. Capacity, measured in available cargo tonne-kilometres (ACTKs), was […]

Air Cargo Demand up 1.9% in September, Sustaining Moderate Growth Momentum

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for September 2023 global air cargo markets, showing continuing demand recovery. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), increased by 1.9% compared to September 2022 levels (+6% for international operations). Capacity, measured in available cargo tonne-kilometers (ACTKs), was up 12.1% compared to September 2022 (+0% for international […]

Avianca Cargo boosts the brazilian air cargo market with its fifth destination: Vitória

Avianca Cargo is reinforcing its strategy in the air cargo industry and contributing to the development of the Brazilian market through an exciting expansion. The company is inaugurating a new destination, Vitória, which joins its existing operational cities like São Paulo, Campinas, Manaus, and Curitiba. Starting from August 8th, there will be a weekly cargo […]

ICAO and WCO update guidance to help mitigate air cargo security threats

To further assist air transport regulators and operators in their mitigation of security threats associated with air cargo activities, ICAO and the World Customs Organization (WCO) have released a revised supply chain and secure mail publication. The highly complex nature of the air cargo and mail operating environment, involving a multiplicity of entities, might add […]