• Swissport International

    The president & CEO of SwissportInternational, Joseph In Albion hasdecided to leave the company to takeon a new professional challenge.In Albion, who remains a memberof Swissport International’s board ofdirectors, will be succeeded by SantiagoOlivares, who is currently director ofthe...... Read More
  • DHL to employ wi-fi systems

    DHL said it is adopting thelatest "new generation" scanningtechnology, deployinga single system across theentire DHL US networkto prov ide enhanc e dshipment visibility for DHLcustomers. The new scanning devices,used to capture shipmentinformation by couriers andother operations personneland utilising a...... Read More
  • SRI LANKA: Lanka to decide on air ties with Emirates

    A four-member board, appointedby Sri Lankan President MahindaRajapaksa, has recommended thatthere be "effective" accountability andtransparency in the maintenance andoperation of SriLankan Airlines in theevent of the lease being extended tothe Emirates, according to sources. The board was formed to...... Read More
  • PUG launches manifesto for Europe

    The Postal Users’ Group (PUG) hasrepublished its manifesto on the futureof the EU mailing services market. TheManifesto sets out PUG’s vision for thefuture of the European mailing market– a vision based on principles of partnership,growth and innovation. PUG, an...... Read More
  • INDIA: FDI in domestic carriers may soar

    The Indian government is consideringa proposal to increase the foreigndirect investment (FDI) limit in scheduleddomestic carriers to 74 percentfrom 49 percent, the Economic Timesreported. The idea is being mootedto increase the funding options fordomestic airlines, which have drawnup huge...... Read More
  • Forwarders complain about security costs

    Freight forwarders and logisticscompanies in the United Arab Emiratesare fretting over high costs of installingmandatory security equipment anddeclining profit margins due to escalatingexpenses. Governments across theworld are introducing new securityregulations to make movement of seaand air cargo safer. Airlines,...... Read More
  • Four Soft Limited

    India-based software provider forlogistics and transportation, Four Soft Limited (4S) has entered into anagreement to acquire 100 percent ofDenmark-based Transaxiom HoldingA/S, a global provider of transportationand logistics solutions. The transactionvalue is approximately US$10million.... Read More
  • SPI acquires customs agency

    Swiss Post International (SPI) hastaken over Basel-based customs agency,FM Verzollungs AG. The company already works for SwissPost GLS and handles import and exportcustoms clearance on its behalf. SPI said in a statement that the acquisitionwill strengthen its positionas a...... Read More
  • Ethiopian Airlines

    Ethiopian Airlines has wet-leasedtwo DC-10-30Fs from World Airways inearly 2007 for an Addis Ababa-Brusselsservice.... Read More
  • Aramex opens Toronto office

    Leading logistics and transportationprovider, Aramex has boosted its operationsin Canada with the opening ofan office in the country’s business andcommercial heartland, Toronto. Situated on the city’s internationalairport, the Toronto operation will beoffering a full range of air and oceanservices....... Read More