Air freight demand rises in August driven by Europe: IATA

October 5, 2016 10:48 AM

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Air freight demand rises in August driven by Europe: IATA

Demand for global air freight rose for the fifth straight month in August as European airlines benefited from an increase in German export orders, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday.

Freight demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), rose 3.9 percent year-on-year for the month. Demand at European airlines grew 6.6 percent.

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