Sunday, October 10, 2010

Rush to Asian Gateways for Around-the-World Services

(Cargonews Asia – Ian Putzger)

Airlines have rushed freighters to Asian gateways to take advantage of the expected peak season surge in demand. Both European and Asian carriers have inaugurated new routes, several of them moving east around the world in a bid for better yields. [...]

The rush of freighters to Asia’s major gateways reflects the bullish mood in the air cargo industry. In preparation for a strong peak season, carriers have built up capacity in the market over the past few months. Read more here.