• Air Logistics suffers Indian setback

    Air Logistics has suffered a setbackin its Indian operation due to the cancellationof A330 passenger services toMumbai by British airline bmi. The carrier suspended flights on theroute in early October when a serioustechnical problem was found on theA330-200 that...... Read More
  • Thai Airways

    Thai Airways said it will buy eight A330-200s to cover a shortfall in capacity resulting from the A380 delays. The airline will receive its A380s in 2011 instead of 2009.... Read More
  • Expolanka looks to Africa

    Hong Kong, Dubai, Frankfurt, andMiami might be the typical itineraryof an air cargo executive, but HanifYusoof’s travel plans reveal the verydifferent focus of his company. As president of Sri Lankan-basedconglomerate, Expolanka Group, heplans to visit Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Benin,Togo,...... Read More
  • Yusen Air & Sea Service

    Yusen Air & Sea Service said it has opened a new branch in Brisbane. It is Yusen’s third base in Australia after Sydney and Melbourne.... Read More
  • Indian LCCs eye express cargo

    Indian budget airlines plan tocarry express cargo as they look atalternative revenue streams to boosttheir financials amid falling passengerfares, Reuters reported. Low-cost airlines such as Air Deccan,SpiceJet and GoAir expect package anddocument shipments to make up at least10 percent...... Read More
  • US Senate Commerce

    The US Senate Commerce and Transportation Committee has approved legislation to require the screening of all cargo in the bellies of passenger aircraft within three years. Airlines have strongly opposed 100 percent screening of belly cargo on grounds that...... Read More
  • FAGSA frustrated by airline silence

    Anti-trust laws are supposed toprevent customers from being manipulatedby collaboration betweensuppliers, but in the airline industry itschief effect seems to be creating a wallof silence on important topics. Such at least seems to be the experienceof FAGSA, the Federation...... Read More
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport

    An investigative panel in Thailand has filed criminal charges against four companies, who were involved in procuring an over-priced baggage handling system for the new Suvarnabhumi Airport. The companies are Italian-Thai development, Takenaka, Obayashi and Quatrotec.... Read More

    KIX RUN – We hear that the folks atKansai airport in Osaka Prefecture willhost some running events on its brandnewrunway in May before the runwaybecomes operational in August. The company is inviting the publicto participate in the "2007 Shin...... Read More
  • The International Air Cargo Association

    The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has selected Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to host its Air Cargo Forum & Exposition in 2010.... Read More