Carriers


  • CHINA: Etihad ships Chinese New Year gifts

    Etihad Crystal Cargo recently transporteda five-year-old elephant, named"Migara" and a four-tonne stoneBuddha statue on board of one of itsA300-600 freighters from Colombo, inSri Lanka, to Beijing. The elephant and the statue weregifts from the Government of Sri Lankato the...... Read More
  • Cargo-Partner unveils Indian subsidiary

    Austria-based Cargo-Partner AG, one of Europe’s privately owned global logistics company with activities in eastern and central Europe, has launched its wholly-owned Indian subsidiary, Cargo Partner Logistics India Pvt Ltd (CPLI). Headquartered in Kolkata, CPLI has opened nine branches...... Read More
  • HONG KONG: Dragonair gets second 747-400 BCF

    Dragonair has taken delivery ofthe second of five 747-400 BoeingConverted Freighters, bringing thenumber of all-cargo aircraft it operatesto eight. Dragonair’s first converted freighterwas delivered in October, and enteredservice in November. The carrier is expecting to addthree more 747-400 BCFs...... Read More
  • Dachser invests in India

    Logistics provider Dachser has set up a 50:50 joint venture with Indian logistics company, AFL. Headquartered in Mumbai, the new company "AFL Dachser Pvt. Ltd" has over 30 branches of its own in India. The board members are the...... Read More
  • The long, sad saga of Suvarnabhumi

    Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, which opened in September to huge publicity and was designed to showcase Thailand as a leading passenger and cargo hub, faced a serious setback in its lofty ambitions last month when the Thai government ordered Bangkok’s...... Read More
  • $2bn New Delhi airport revamp begins

    India last month started work on a project that will enable New Delhi airport to handle 37 million passengers a year by 2010, more than double its current capacity, aviation officials were quoted as saying by Gulf Daily News....... Read More
  • Mixed Messages from China Southern

    Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow for China Southern's future cargo alliance... Read More
  • DHL to invest in Japan, S Korea

    DHL plans to invest more than US$ 90 million in the next several years into Japan to strengthen its leading position there, Deutsche Post chairman Klaus Zumwinkel said. Among its plans is the expansion of its distribution centre at...... Read More
  • TNT Express inks MMGF deal

    TNT Express has won the regional spare parts distribution contract from Mitsubishi Motor. Mitsubishi Motor Parts Sales of Gulf FZE (MMGF), the sole and exclusive importer of Mitsubishi Motors in the region. TNT was selected for its high service...... Read More
  • Aeroflot

    Aeroflot said it plans to retire 14 Tu- 134s this year and 28 Tu-154s by 2010, and replace them with SuperJet 100s and A320s. It will also acquire up to 15 used A330s and 22 new A350s instead of...... Read More