Global airfreight growth slows

May 1, 2007
1 May 2007
 
Global airfreight growth slows
 
This article is excerpted from the 30 April 2007 edition of “The Journal of Commerce”.
 
International air freight volume grew only 2.3 percent in March, the International Air Transport Association said Monday….
 
            The March growth rate for freight was the slowest in 16 months; volume grew 2.4 percent in February; growth in the first quarter was 2.7 percent.
 
            Traffic fell for European and North American airlines in March as economic growth slowed. Growth in Latin America, Asia and especially in the Middle East was more positive. …
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