• INDIA: First Flight adds Bangalore to network

    First Flight Couriers has announcedthe addition of Bangalore to its recentlystarted aviation operations. With this,the company will be offering direct connectivitybetween the main trade hubsof the country — Chennai, Bangalore,Mumbai and Delhi. First Flight is also now able to...... Read More
  • CHINA: CSA looks beyond AF-KL Cargo venture

    China Southern Airlines is reportedlyin talks with other foreign carriersbesides Air France-KLM for an aircargo joint venture, Reuters reportedquoting the airline’s chief financialofficer, Xu Jiebo. Xu said Air France was neither apreferred partner nor an exclusive foreigncounterpart for the...... Read More
  • PUG launches manifesto for Europe

    The Postal Users’ Group (PUG) hasrepublished its manifesto on the futureof the EU mailing services market. TheManifesto sets out PUG’s vision for thefuture of the European mailing market– a vision based on principles of partnership,growth and innovation. PUG, an...... Read More
  • INDIA: Air India may resume freighter service

    Air India is likely to re-launchfreighter service around June thisyear with two converted A310s. Theairline plans to tap Paris-Frankfurtand Shanghai-Bangkok via Mumbaiand Bangalore respectively. The airlinehalted its loss-making freighter servicein the mid-90s. With the resumption of a dedicatedfreighter service,...... Read More
  • CHINA: DHL starts domestic services in China

    DHL has become the first internationalforwarder to obtain the CATA(China Air Transport Association)domestic airfreight licence, enablingthe company to operate its new DHLDomestic Airfreight service in seventeenChinese cities. Up till now, China’sdomestic logistics market was servedonly by Chinese state-owned and...... Read More
  • DFW’s focus on Asia is paying off

    With seven Asian airlines currently running 39 flights a week to and from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, plus increased interest from carriers in using DFW as a transfer hub for cargo between Latin America and Asia, DFW has become...... Read More
  • CHINA: China Postal Airlines opens Japan service

    China Postal Airlines has started itssecond international service – a newfive-times weekly service uses a Boeing737-300 freighter – between Shanghai Pudong International Airport andOsaka airport in Japan. A Xinhua News Agency report saidthe service is intended to speed uppostal...... Read More
  • IJS Global enters UK logistics market

    IJS Global Inc., the fast-growingmulti-modal freight forwarder, customsbroker and non-vessel operating commoncarrier, has entered the importantUK freight & logistics market byacquiring majority ownership in London-headquartered Lupprians CargoExpress Limited, one of the country’sleading freight forwarding and logisticscompanies. Terms of the...... Read More
  • Four Soft Limited

    India-based software provider forlogistics and transportation, Four Soft Limited (4S) has entered into anagreement to acquire 100 percent ofDenmark-based Transaxiom HoldingA/S, a global provider of transportationand logistics solutions. The transactionvalue is approximately US$10million.... Read More
  • CHINA: SATS to expand ground handling

    Singapore Airport Terminal Services(SATS), the subsidiary of SingaporeAirlines, said that it, together with itsChinese partner Capital Airports Holding(CAH), will expand its ground-handlingbusinesses to cover eight otherChinese airports. With the expansion, SATS will havea presence of 13 airports in China...... Read More