• 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

    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