BITRE: Intl air freight traffic up 10% on improved outbound freight

    Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (26-Oct-2018) international scheduled air freight traffic increased 10.2% year-on-year to 1.2 million tonnes in 12 months ended 30-Jun-2018, with outbound freight up 10.9% to 568,679 tonnes. Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said steady growth in air freight traffic, in particular outbound freight, is providing businesses greater opportunities to export goods “to more corners of the globe”.