Most recently, WorldACD reported that, during November 2017, worldwide airfreight volumes rose 1.3 percent, month-to-month, to break the overall monthly volume record set during October.
Year-over-year, volumes also rose 7.8 percent during November, or 8.9 percent in direct tonne kilometers (DTKs), while revenues grew even faster than they did during October, at 26 percent y-o-y.
The Asia-Pacific market remained the prime growth market during November for large overall volumes and robust growth, WorldACD said, as volumes on the Asia-Pacific-to-North America route rose 11.5 percent, y-o-y. Europe to Middle East and South Asia (MESA) volumes rose 11.3 percent, y-o-y, while MESA to Europe rose 21.1 percent. In particular, African, North American, Asia-Pacific and European airlines experienced the most growth in volumes transported, at 14.5 percent, 11.4 percent, 9.4 percent and 8.7 percent, respectively.
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