Airports Council International (ACI), the trade association of most of the world’s airports, reports that air freight markets experienced a revival in the second half of 2016.
Volumes increased 3.5% for the year as a whole with a dramatic jump of 8.9% for the month of December brought on by an increase in volumes at airports in the Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.
In fact, says ACI, air freight volumes in each of these regions increased over 10.0% for the month of December. Despite the long-term uncertainty regarding trade policies, heightened business confidence through inventory build-ups and increased export orders remained apparent in the near term.
Source: ACI< Return