Miami International airport plans to expand its cargo area volume by almost half as ‘rival’ cargo airport gets FAA clearance

Miami International airport (MIA) plans to expand its cargo area to enable it to handle more than four million tons of cargo per annum by…..

Australia’s hidden economic generator – airfreight seen as ‘vitally important’ to Australian economy

A new report has highlighted the economic value of bellyhold air cargo to the Australian economy, a multi-billion industry that has historically gone unnoticed in…..

New CAPA analysis suggests clouds of uncertainty forming for cargo operations in the US

A new research publication from CAPA – Centre for Aviation notes the growing momentum of US passenger airlines entering the cargo business. Just recently, Southwest…..

Hawaiian says Aloha to dedicated cargo service in the inter-island market

Hawaiian Airlines has recently marked a milestone, launching dedicated freighter service in the inter-island market with turboprop aircraft. Although the operation is small, and likely…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive market analysis pieces

Each week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

IATA: Air freight demand hits decade high; but capacity growth slows

Full calendar year metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show global air freight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) grew by +9.0%…..

Is the tide turning? Air freight demand slips to its slowest rate of growth since April

Latest monthly figures released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global air freight markets shows that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs),…..

Australia Post looks to fly high on Amazon (and Qantas rubs its hands)

As Australia’s largest domestic parcel distributors, Australia Post has a lot to gain – or lose – by picking up a partnership with Amazon when…..

IATA reports double digit airfreight growth in Jul-2017, but growth may be nearing a peak

IATA recently reported global Freight Tonne Kilometres (FTKs) increased 11.4% year-on-year in Jul-2017, the fourth month of double digit growth in the last five months. All…..