• China: Air China sees volumes slide in August

    Air China says it carried 68,000 tonnes of cargo in August, down 4.1 per cent on August 2007. Its eight month rolling comparison for the year was 552,384 tonnes, little changed from the same period of 2007. The cargo...... Read More
  • Japan Airlines

    Japan Airlines has said it is canceling cargo flights between Tokyo Narita and New York JFK from 1 October, part of a reduction in freighter services for the second half of its fiscal year ending 31 March. “The airline...... Read More
  • US airports need to spend $87b

    Airports in the US need to spend more than $87 billion for infrastructure and other improvements by 2011 to accommodate increasing passenger and air-cargo demand, according to a study by the Airports Council International North America. In a statement,...... Read More
  • SEKO opens office in Dubai

    US-based SEKO, a global provider of freight forwarding and logistics solutions, has expanded its operations into Dubai. The new SEKO-Dubai station covers air, ocean and ground operations throughout the UAE. It serves as a major transhipment and distribution hub,...... Read More
  • Global’ supply chains often aren’t global

    Nearly half (48 percent) of supply chain executives at multi-national companies in the chemical, consumer goods, industrial and retail sectors consider their supply chains to be global, yet operating decisions made on behalf of those supply chains would indicate...... Read More
  • UPS to retire B727 fleet

    UPS Airlines said that by August, it will fly the last of its 16 remaining 727s in its fleet to the New Mexico desert, where they’ll be stored. The planes, built from the early 1960s until August 1984, no...... Read More
  • TNT eyes expansion in North Malaysia

    TNT has appointed a dedicated general manager for Malaysia’s northern region, in line with the company’s long-term growth strategy for the region. The appointment is TNT’s first dedicated senior appointment focused on managing and harnessing the growth potential in...... Read More
  • AirBridge Cargo (ABC)

    Russia¡¯s AirBridge Cargo (ABC) has joined the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) and subscribed to all security procedures as recommended by TAPA.... Read More
  • Brussels Airlines renews Unitpool contract

    Brussels Airlines has extended its contract with Unitpool by a further five years. Unitpool provides ULD managementservices. “Unitpool has been managing our ULD fleet since 2002. The decision to commit for a further five years was driven by the...... Read More
  • LATE NEWS: HACTL inks deal with Hong Kong Express

    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has signed an agreement with Hong Kong Express Airways under which it will become its service provider at the Hong Kong International Airport. The services provided by Hactl to Hong Kong Express...... Read More