Air Freight in the United States

27 May 2011 • by Natalie Aster

The US air freight sector is expected to reach total revenue of $46.5 billion in 2010, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.1% for the period spanning 2006-2010. Sector consumption volumes will increase with a CAGR of 0.5% between 2006 and 2010, to reach a total of 65.3 billion freight tone kilometers (FTKs) in 2010. The performance of the sector is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 3.8% for the five year period 2010-2015, which is expected to drive the sector to a value of $56 billion by the end of 2015.

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Air Freight in the United States
Published: January 2011
Pages: 43
Price: US$ 250.00

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Market analysis

The US air freight sector has witnessed a decline in value, reaching a double digit decline in 2009. This year, the sector is expected to recover strongly, which should be followed by fairly steady, moderate growth towards the end of the forecast period.

The US air freight sector is expected to reach total revenue of $46.5 billion in 2010, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.1% for the period spanning 2006-2010. In comparison, the European and Asia-Pacific sectors will grow with CAGRs of 0.2% and 3.5% respectively, over the same period, to reach respective values of $27.8 billion and $24.6 billion in 2010.

Sector consumption volumes will increase with a CAGR of 0.5% between 2006 and 2010, to reach a total of 65.3 billion freight tone kilometers (FTKs) in 2010. The sector's volume is expected to rise to 73.4 billion FTKs by the end of 2015, representing a CAGR of 2.4% for the 2010-2015 period.

The performance of the sector is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 3.8% for the fiveyear period 2010-2015, which is expected to drive the sector to a value of $56 billion by the end of 2015.

Comparatively, the European and Asia-Pacific sectors will grow with CAGRs of 5.3% and 5.6% respectively, over the same period, to reach respective values of $35.9 billion and $32.4 billion in 2015.

Market value forecast

In 2015, the United States air freight sector is forecast to have a value of $56 billion, an increase of 20.4% since 2010. The compound annual growth rate of the sector in the period 2010–15 is predicted to be 3.8%.

Table: United States air freight sector value forecast: $ billion, 2010-15


Market volume forecast

In 2015, the United States air freight sector is forecast to have a volume of 73.4 billion FTKs, an increase of 12.4% since 2010. The compound annual growth rate of the sector in the period 2010–15 is predicted to be 2.4%.

Table: United States air freight sector value forecast: $ billion FTKs, 2010-15


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