U.S. DOT REPORT SHOWS INCREASE IN AIR FREIGHT TRAFFIC
A report issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation shows a 4.9-percent increase in freight traffic moving in and out of the United States over a one year period, ending June 30.
Entitled “U.S. International Air Passenger and Freight Statistics,” the report shows that U.S. and non-U.S. air carriers transported 7.9 million tons of freight over the 12-month period.
The top five foreign destinations for freight traffic were, in order, Japan, the United Kingdom, Korea, Germany and Taiwan.