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Asia-Pacific air freight traffic down 3.1% in Sept

But global traffic up on strong growth from Latin America, M-E cargo carriers
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 06:00

Mr Tyler added: "But the persistent cargo weakness when compared to the strength of passenger markets is a signal for the industry to work at improving its value proposition." - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

[SINGAPORE] Asia-Pacific air freight carriers - which account for nearly 40 per cent of the global cargo market - continue to be dogged by weak cargo demand, with traffic slipping 3.1 per cent year-on-year for the region last month. Globally, traffic (in freight tonne kilometres) edged up by 0.5

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