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Cargo Volumes Up Sharply at ANA, JAL

Cargo Volumes Up Sharply at ANA, JAL

Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume rose for the sixth straight month in August on a year-on-year basis, jumping 9.5 percent to 47,598 tons.

ANA’s domestic cargo volume grew for three months in a row in August on a year-on-year basis, increasing 2.4 percent to 40,719 tons.

Rival Japan Airlines Corp. (JAL) said that its international cargo volume rose for the fifth successive month in August on a year-on-year basis, surging 15.6 percent to 22,864 tons.

But JAL’s domestic cargo volume fell for the second consecutive month in August, tumbling 6.0 percent from a year earlier to 32,171 tons.

ANA and JAL both release monthly passenger and cargo figures without giving any analysis.

The Journal of Commerce