• Hactl sets new tonnage record in 2006

    Hong Kong Air Cargo TerminalsLimited (Hactl) said it handled 2.56million tonnes in 2006, up 5.3 percentyear-on-year, and set a new annual tonnagerecord for the company, havingtopped the 2.5 million tonnes mark. Hactl said it handled a total of231,757 tonnes...... Read More
  • Airbus

    Airbus says it has fixed an electricalwiring problem on its first A380. TheEuropean aircraft manufacturer saiddeliveries to launch customer SingaporeAirlines will arrive in October ofthis year.... Read More
  • KOREA: KAL Cargo starts service to Moscow

    Korean Air Cargo has launcheda regular freighter service on theIncheon-Moscow route. The cargo airlinewill re-route its Incheon-Frankfurtflight on Saturday, and operate theIncheon-Moscow-Frankfurt-Incheonroute once a week. In the past, shipments bound forRussia have been forwarded via Scandinaviancountries, because importduties at...... Read More
  • Qantas Airways

    Qantas Airways is reportedly negotiatingto buy a stake in Vietnam’s PacificAirlines. Last month the Australiancarrier said it planned an investmentin an Asian airline.... Read More
  • MACAU: Viva Macau to introduce 2 B767s

    Macau-based Viva Macau said it willstart scheduled revenue services withtwo Boeing 767s obtained from AWAS on long-term operating leases. The two B767s variants (a B767- 200ER and a B767-300) provide Viva Macau with the ideal range and capacity mix...... Read More
  • Great Wall Airlines

    Great Wall Airlines, which recommencedsix-times weekly services betweenShanghai’s Pudong Airport andSchiphol in Amsterdam last month,said it will restore services to Mumbaiand Chennai in the next comingweeks.... Read More
  • Postal liberalisation could costs 32,000 jobs

    Deutsche Post World Net AG chiefexecutive officer, Klaus Zumwinkelsaid about 32,000 jobs could be lost asa result of the planned liberalisationof postal services in Germany. In aninterview with DPA German newsagency, he said competitors would beable to get hold...... Read More
  • Calendar

    Feb 15-16 Australian Logistics Council (ALC) Annual Forum 2007, Seaworld Nara, Qld, Australia. Feb 21-23 Inter airport India 2007, Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre, New Delhi, India. [email protected] Feb 27-28 World Mail & Express Logistics Middle East, Africa, South...... Read More
  • MACAU: China, Macau strengthen ties

    The General Administration of CivilAviation of China (CAAC) and the CivilAviation Authority of Macau (AACM)have signed a new Memorandum ofUnderstanding regarding bilateral airtransport services, Xinhua reported. According to the new MoU, Macauairlines will be allowed to fly to 20...... Read More
  • 500 rural post offices may close

    More than 10 percent of about4,400 privately run post offices undercontract with Japan Post mayclose, according to a survey by thepublic corporation. Of about 24,600post offices nation-wide, some 4,400are run privately mainly in ruralareas, commissioned by Japan Post. The...... Read More