• Europe/CIS: Finnair grapples to find cost-savings

    Finnair said recently that it has given its employee groups two weeks to examine three possible cost-saving alternatives. A spokesperson told Reuters that one option is a salary cut of 5 per cent across the company, the second a...... Read More
  • Taiwan: Evergreen gets US green light for China

    Evergreen International Airlines has won preliminary US approval for a new air cargo route to China. Evergreen plans to acquire two Boeing 747-400F freighters to operate six round-trip flights a week to Shanghai from New York’s John F. Kennedy...... Read More
  • Dragonair

    Hong Kong-based carrier Dragonair is to launch services from its base toHanoi, Vietnam from 26 October.... Read More
  • Europe/ CIS: Cargolux adds second Miami frequency

    Following the start of weekly services to Miami in April of this year, Cargolux Airlines International S.A., Europe’s largest all-cargo airline, added a second weekly frequency to Miami, with continuation to Houston, operational since 24 July. On board Cargolux’s...... Read More
  • 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