• 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
  • Kewill Systems buys IPACS e-Solutions

    UK-based Kewill Systems plc which specialises in global supply chain execution software and services, has announced the acquisition of Singapore- based IT solution provider IPACS e-Solutions (S) Pte Ltd, for an initial consideration of S$5.5 million (£1.85 million) in...... Read More
  • JAPAN: JAL to launch new routes with B767Fs

    Japan Air Lines (JAL) has announced that following the introduction of new B767 freighters this summer, it will launch cargo flights to Tianjin and Qingdao from July 2007 and to Jakarta from October 2007. During the coming year JAL...... Read More
  • Air Atlanta’s freighter dilemma

    The Iceland-based ACMI operator is excited to be getting its first B747-400Fs, but does that necessarily mean it is time to retire the -200Fs? Peter Conway analyses the dilemma.... Read More
  • JAPAN: ANA to wet-lease freighters from ABX Air

    All Nippon Airways (ANA) has applied for Japanese government’s permission to wet-lease two Boeing 767-200SF freighter aircraft, on ACMI contracts, from US-based ABX Air. The aircraft, each with a payload of 40 tonnes, will be used on China routes...... Read More