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Global Airport Freight Traffic Fell 2.2% in August

Following is a table showing global freight traffic at airports around the world from the Airports Council International (ACI) in Geneva.

ACI gathers figures from over 1600 member airports in 175 countries. The CHART compares ACI cargo (BLUE Line), and ACI passenger traffic (GRAY line).

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                  Aug.    July    June     May   April   March     YTD
                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011     2011
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                ------------------------ Freight YoY% -------------------------
Total            -2.2%   -5.6%   -1.9%   -1.9%    1.7%    3.5%     0.2%
 Africa         -15.4%   -8.2%  -12.8%   -9.2%   -4.2%   -7.0%     0.3%
 Asia Pacific    -4.5%   -1.8%   -3.4%   -5.0%   -1.0%    3.8%    -1.5%
 Europe          -1.2%    0.4%   -3.6%    0.3%   15.8%    3.6%     3.6%
 Latin America   -8.0%    3.3%    2.2%   14.8%   11.9%    6.3%     5.4%
 Middle East     -2.9%   -0.4%    0.4%   -0.6%    1.7%   -5.0%    -1.5%
 North America    1.5%  -12.5%    0.3%   -2.3%   -2.9%    4.3%    -0.1%
International    -3.5%   -1.2%   -2.9%   -2.5%    2.8%    2.6%     0.4%
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                  Aug.    July    June     May   April   March     YTD
                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011     2011
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                ------------------------ Freight YoY% -------------------------
 Africa         -16.6%   -9.0%  -14.5%  -10.0%   -5.2%   -8.3%     1.3%
 Asia Pacific    -5.5%   -2.7%   -4.2%   -6.8%   -1.3%    2.8%    -2.2%
 Europe          -1.8%    0.3%   -3.6%    0.0%   16.2%    3.9%     3.6%
 Latin America   -5.7%    4.0%    4.7%   13.0%   17.1%   12.3%     7.0%
 Middle East     -3.0%    0.3%    0.3%   -0.7%    1.7%   -5.0%    -1.3%
 North America    0.2%   -1.8%   -0.7%   -0.7%   -5.5%    1.9%     1.0%
Domestic          0.6%  -11.7%    0.1%   -0.4%   -1.0%    5.3%    -0.1%
 Africa          -1.5%  -15.5%   38.7%    5.3%   23.6%   22.3% -1040.0%
 Asia Pacific    -1.3%    1.1%   -1.0%    1.7%   -0.3%    6.6%     0.8%
 Europe           9.6%    3.9%   -2.4%    6.2%    9.7%    1.2%     5.8%
 Latin America  -12.9%    2.3%   -2.8%   17.8%    2.1%   -5.5%     2.1%
 North America    2.0%  -15.8%    0.7%   -3.3%   -2.0%    5.5%    -0.9%
                --------------------- Metric Tons (000’s) ---------------------
Total           5187.3  5857.3  4890.5  4484.4  5873.1  6329.6  41781.7
 Africa           37.2    41.9    61.9    41.9    38.9    44.3    327.3
 Asia Pacific   1968.5  1958.3  1620.7  1561.0  2290.8  2514.9  15956.9
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                  Aug.    July    June     May   April   March     YTD
                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011     2011
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                --------------------- Metric Tons (000’s) ---------------------
 Europe         1043.8  1105.4  1021.2  1130.4  1104.0  1375.2   8706.2
 Latin America   212.6   249.6   210.4   210.2   240.7   254.2   1774.4
 Middle East     266.7   259.4   278.3   263.1   303.9   294.7   2054.3
 North America  1658.5  2242.7  1698.1  1277.6  1894.7  1846.2  12962.6
International   3467.0  3557.9  3256.5  3200.5  3965.0  4123.2  28430.4
 Africa           34.0    34.6    53.9    39.1    33.5    38.3    305.0
 Asia Pacific   1477.0  1468.6  1226.4  1210.4  1707.7  1863.7  12125.8
 Europe          968.2  1049.9   976.2  1073.1  1046.1  1127.2   8108.4
 Latin America   148.2   167.4   141.9   125.3   163.8   177.2   1207.6
 Middle East     266.5   259.2   277.9   262.9   303.8   294.6   2052.7
 North America   573.2   578.1   580.3   489.8   710.1   622.2   4630.9
Domestic        1649.9  2257.4  1572.9  1245.8  1826.3  1932.8  12818.0
 Africa            2.8     1.8     2.9     2.0     0.5     0.9     22.1
 Asia Pacific    476.8   489.7   394.3   350.6   583.1   650.5   3719.7
 Europe           53.6    42.3    34.2    45.7    43.9    41.6    402.4
 Latin America    64.5    81.5    68.4    83.8    76.9    77.0    566.8
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                  Aug.    July    June     May   April   March     YTD
                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011     2011
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                --------------------- Metric Tons (000’s) ---------------------
 North America  1052.3  1642.1  1073.1   763.7  1121.9  1162.8   8107.0
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Note: Total figures take into account international plus domestic passengers

plus direct transit passengers counted once.

Results are based on participating airports which make up about 70% of

traffic worldwide.

Source: Airports Council International

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Manish Modi in New Delhi at mmodi6@bloomberg.net

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