Carriers


  • CHINA: UPS to increase capacity to Shanghai

    UPS, which is scheduled to open its new hub in Shanghai next year, will increase cargo capacity to the Chinese city by switching its planes from the MD-11s in current service to Boeing 747-400s. The new hub will be...... Read More
  • Liwa Air Cargo

    Robert Strödel, the former CEO of Dubai-based air freight carrier Liwa Air Cargo, has left the carrier with immediate effect following the decision by the group of private Arabian owners to sell their stakes in Liwa to an undisclosed...... Read More
  • People

    British aviation pioneer Chris Foyle last month joined TIACA’s Hall of Fame. Picture shows former TIACA president, Dora Kay handing the Hall of Fame Award to Foyle during a galadinner in Cologne, which was hosted by Cologne-Bonn Airport.... Read More
  • Incheon Airport eyes Asia’s cargo hub title

    Since changing the mode of customs, immigration and quarantine (CIQ) inspections at its freight terminals in June last year, South Korea’s Incheon Airport has reported a huge increase in cargo throughput moving via its facilities, accordingto a local media...... Read More
  • Tianjin airport starts transhipments to Kenya

    Tianjin Airport customs recently handled the fi rst batch of international transshipments, which were carried to Tianjin by Asiana Airlines and bound for Kenya aboard a Martinair freighter, according to a Xinhua report. Tianjin airport customs started the one-stop...... Read More
  • DHL Express

    DHL has announced the appointment of Charles Graham as the new global CEO for aviation, DHL Express and as a member of the company’s global express management board. He succeeds Terry Nord, who will retire from DHL after eight...... Read More
  • Emirates Post handles record mail volumes

    The average number of mail being sorted at Emirates Post’s facility in Ramoul crossed one million per day during the fi rst week of April, against the normal average of between 500,000 and 800,000 pieces, Arabian Business reported. The...... Read More
  • SRI LANKA: Exporters forced to use air freight

    Sri Lankan exporters are faced with a shortage of space on container ships for their shipments to Europe after several shipping lines diverted some of their services to India, forcing them to use air freight. Shippers who fail to...... Read More
  • Leadership challenges for Asian aviation

    Speaking at the recent Asia Pacifi c Aviation Media Association’s (APAMA) Aviation Lecture in Singapore, the director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Giovanni Bisignani urged Asia to take a greater leadership role in shaping...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: RAK Air likely to take-off in May

    RAK Airways based in the UAEemirate of Ras Al Khaimah, will startflying in May, said a top official. Theairline will begin operations with twoB757-200s, which have been leasedfrom Spanish carrier, Iberia. According to Shaikh Salem BinSultan Al Qasimi, chairman...... Read More