International Air Transport Association

International Air Transport Association

Air cargo inside a freighter
05 Aug 2014
The growth in global air cargo traffic slowed in June as a strong performance by Asia-Pacific and Middle East carriers was offset by declines in Europe and North and South America, according to the International Air Transport Association.
Plane in blue sky
29 Jul 2014
Positive developments in China’s export space are raising expectations that the recent strong performance of air and ocean cargo volumes will extend into a solid peak season.
25 Jul 2014
Inadequate airspace capacity for civil air traffic, rapid growth of the Chinese aviation industry, capacity constraints at airports, and rigid operating regulations add up to congestion and delays for carriers serving the mainland’s busy cargo gateways, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Air cargo
02 Jul 2014
Global air cargo traffic grew 4.7 percent in May from the previous year, with all regions posting increased volumes as world trade and business confidence recovered from a weak first quarter, the International Air Transport Association said.
27 May 2014
The global air cargo market saw demand grow 3.2 percent in April from a year earlier, but traffic was down from previous months due to a further slowdown in emerging markets, led by China, according to the International Air Transport Association.
05 May 2014
The global air cargo market has stalled but could start to grow again in the coming months due to rising export orders in the U.S. and Europe, according to the International Air Transport Association. But the stalled market is increasing the pressure on air cargo to deliver a stronger value proposition.
02 Apr 2014
Global air freight traffic grew 2.9 percent in February from a year ago, extending and strengthening the recovery that began in the second half of 2013, the International Air Transport Association reported.
Air cargo being loaded on an Emirates plane.
06 Mar 2014
Global air cargo surged 4.5 percent in January from a year earlier, driven by solid growth across all regions, but rising protectionism could clip growth, the International Air Transport Association said.
07 Feb 2014
The global air cargo market faces a challenging year after growing just 1.4 percent in 2013, according to the International Air Transport Association.
American Airlines Cargo
20 Dec 2013
The International Air Transport Association has forecast that international freight volumes will jump 17 percent over the next five years.
Global air freight volume stabilized in September.
01 Nov 2013
The global air cargo market stabilized in September, inching up 0.5 percent year-over-year...
Air freight
01 Oct 2013
The global air cargo market continued its “modest” recovery in August, with traffic increasing 3.6 percent year-over-year, the International Air Transport Association said.