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Capacity increased by 3.5%, leading to a deterioration in load factors
Asia Pacific airlines have reported that international air cargo demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTK), registered a 1.6% increase for the year, reflecting the slowdown in global trade conditions.
For the January – December 2015 period, the FTK (mn.) was 64,925 increasing by 1.6% from 2014.
Offered freight capacity increased by 3.5%, leading to a deterioration in the average international freight load factor, by 1.3 percentage points to 63.7% for the year.