Coronavirus: For a long time airlines have frowned on the freight sector, but right now it is a vital partner in the global fight against COVID-19

More and more aircraft around the world are being grounded as airlines reduce their flight schedules to meet the massive reduction in demand. But, while…..

Industry stepchild or driver of economic growth and deregulation? Understanding freight’s fragile future

Air cargo is viewed by many passenger carriers as a ‘stepchild,’ but changes in the global supply chain have given cargo greater prominence. The surge…..

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…..

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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…..