NIX LAX – Where will it land?? InNew York or Los Angeles?? A war of words broke out last monthbetween satisfied JKF airport officialsand extremely angry Los Angeles(LAX) airport executives, when thelatter accused Airbus that it had renegedon a...... Read More
  • FedEx Express EMEA

    FedEx Express has announced the promotions of Hamdi Osman to senior vice president of the Middle East, Indian subcontinent and Africa, and Jacques Creeten to vice president of India. Osman began his employment at FedEx in 1978 as a...... Read More
  • EUROPE: FastShip issues tender for cargo capacity

    US-based FastShip, Inc., in partnership with industry consultants Triangle Management Services, has issued an open invitation to bid on cargo capacity on a planned new cargo service between the ports of Philadelphia and Cherbourg in France. In a statement,...... Read More
  • Singapore Airlines

    Singapore Airlines’ subsidiary Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) said that its president and chief executive, Ng Chin Hwee will soon leave the company to take up a senior position at SIA. SATS said Ng will be promoted to his,...... Read More
  • RUSSIA: Ruslan International aids A380 tests

    Ruslan International, using an AN- 124-100 freighter supplied by Volga- Dnepr Airlines, has helped to play a pivotal role in the latest stage of testing of the new Airbus A380. The giant Airbus aircraft had to undergo further cold...... Read More
  • Global players dominate service parts logistics

    The global service parts logistics industry is becoming increasingly dominated by the major integrated express carriers and a small number of ¡®4PLs’. This is just one of the conclusions of a major new report published by UKbased logistics research...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: Dubai DCA starts restructuring

    The Dubai Department of Civil Aviation has commenced implementation of a project to restructure its organisational set up, the Khaleej Times reported. The proposal, which is linked to the Dubai Strategic Plan 2007-2015, was approved late last year by...... Read More
  • Launches first freight payment bond in China

    Aktiv Group, a leading European insurance broker, has launched a multi-modal cover policy and a freight payment bond product into China’s fast growing freight forwarding sector, targeting thousands of small-to-medium sized companies. The freight payment bond is the first...... Read More
  • AUSTRALIA: Qantas take-over $91m for executives

    Qantas executives will reportedly receive a A$91 million pay-out, including $8 million for chief executive Geoff Dixon, on their last day of employment with the ¡°old¡± airline if the controversial $11.1 million Airline Partners Australia take-over goes ahead. The...... Read More