• 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
  • THAILAND: Bangkok airport’s taxiways show cracks

    Airports of Thailand, the operatorof the US$4.1 billion Bangkok airportthat was opened four months ago, saidthe taxiway of its airport in the capitalis cracked and needs repairing. The cracks don’t affect the safety offlight operations at the Suvarnabhumiinternational airport...... Read More
  • Bulk mail customers turn to Aramex

    Express, forwarding and logisticsgiant Aramex is capturing some bulkmail traffic in the Middle East, but hasyet to see direct marketing and otherbulk mailing – the only kind of mailthat is still growing for European andUS post offices – take...... Read More
  • HONG KONG: AAT’s Terminal 2 opens for business

    Asia Airfreight Terminal’s (AAT)state-of-the-art Terminal 2 facility, builtat a cost of HK$1.75 billion, received itsoccupational permit and was declaredpractically completed at the end ofDecember. AAT general manager – planning &services, Nelson Lee said the new truckpark at the four-level...... Read More
  • How a liberalised mail market works

    What does a liberalised mail marketlook like? What might an Asian countryexpect if it allowed competitors to itsnational post office? For an answer, one might look at theUK, which is one of the most liberalisedmarkets in the European Unionat...... Read More