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Asian airlines grow in August

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of August released by the Kuala Lumpur-based Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (Aapa), showed encouraging growth in airfreight demand.


Buoyed by an increase in air shipments of electronic consumer products, Asia Pacific airlines registered a 6.2% increase in air freight demand as measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTK) in August. Offered freight capacity grew by a comparatively slower 3.2%, resulting in a 1.8 percentage point increase in the average international freight load factor to 63.5%.


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