Freight Forwarders

  • Fraport takes stake in NW China airport

    Germany’s Fraport, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, as become one of the sareholders of Xianyang nternational Airport in Nothwest China’s Shaanxi Province by obtaining a 24.5 percent stake, state media reported. Under an agreement signed last month, Fraport will...... Read More
  • UPS to open US air hub in China

    UPS and the Shanghai Airport Authority last month conducted a formal signing ceremony in another step towards construction of the UPS International Air Hub at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. The UPS International Air Hub, scheduled to open next...... Read More
  • Jade disappointment for Copenhagen

    Two out of three ain’t bad, as the saying goes, but it was nevertheless a disappointment for Copenhagen Airport that after landing new widebody freighter services from Air China and China Airlines last year, it missed outon its third...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: Etihad to boost India flights

    Etihad is looking to double its fl ights to Mumbai and New Delhi, and has singled out Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad as potential new destinations as India moves up the agenda in the airline’s expansion plans, Arabian- reported....... Read More
  • Transmile

    Malaysian cargo airline Transmile has announced the appointment of Robert Hyslop as group chief operating offi cer with effect from May 2, 2007. Hyslop joins Transmile from DHL Express where he spent 18 years, primarily in the Asia Pacifi...... Read More
  • AUSTRALIA: New cargo reporting system mooted

    The benefits of reporting cargo destined for Australia 24 hours prior to loading overseas has become clearer as a result of a recently completed Customsledmultination investigation. “The conclusion from talking with many stakeholders in Europe and the US is...... Read More
  • Agility

    Agility, a global logistics provider, has strengthened its Americas region sales operation with the announcement of Anthony E. Enright as its new senior vice president, sales and marketing, Americas. Enright, formerly a top executive at UPS Supply Chain Solutions,...... Read More
  • VIETNAM: Logistics firms face plenty of woes

    Most logistics services providers in Vietnam have been operating for just fi ve years, with limited capital of 1.5 billion Vietnamese dong (US$93,700) each, local newspaper Vietnam News reported, without naming any source. Many logistics fi rms have not...... Read More
  • Cargo B Airlines

    The recently launched Cargo B Airlines has appointed Gerard ter Bruggen as cargo director based at the Brussels head office. Ter Bruggen, whose responsibility will be to manage the day-to-day worldwide commercial activities of the airline, was previously European...... Read More
  • HONG KONG: GAC inks deal with LH Cargo

    GAC Hong Kong has signed a oneyear capacity purchase agreement with Lufthansa Cargo for the movementof cargo between Hong Kong and Europe. Under the agreement, GAC Hong Kong is assured of space allocation andcompetitive rates by Lufthansa Cargo. This...... Read More