( – FocusAsia Media Ltd

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 26 (FAM) – Preliminary traffic figures for the month of June said the association continued robust growth in demand for international air cargo in June.

Broad-based increases in new export orders continued to boost demand for air cargo shipments. Consequently, the month saw Asian airlines register a firm 10.0% year-on-year increase in international air cargo demand as measured in freight tonne kilometres. Offered freight capacity increased by 4.8%, leading to a 3.1 percentage point increase in the average international freight load factor to 66.2%.