Freight Forwarders

  • HACTL boosts operational efficiency

    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (HACTL) said it has implemented a new phase of its Vehicle Information System by providing added functions to the existing system to enhance in-terminal handling effi ciency, heighten terminal security and add convenience...... Read More
  • Anchorage readies cargo expansion

    The oft-delayed, US$55 million aircargo expansion plan at Anchorage’s international airport is about to start. The project involves building a service ramp with spaces for seven aircraft and a 29,000-square-foot building to house de-icing rigs, cargo-loading and hauling gear,...... Read More
  • AFA2007 Conference attracts key executives from the industry

    The Air Freight Asia 2007 Conference, which will take place in the AsiaWorld-Expo venue where Asian Aerospace and the Air Freight Asia Exhibition will be held, already has attracted several senior executives who have confi rmed their attendance as...... Read More
  • AMERICA: 100 percent cargo screening debated

    US Congress pressure to increasesecurity screening of belly cargo hold freight on passenger flights from 30to 100 percent on all US flights willresult in budget cuts to other securitymeasures and hit airline revenues, reportssaid. Democrats want 100 percent screeningof...... Read More
  • AFRICA: Kenyan considers joint freighter

    Kenyan Airways is looking at a twiceweekly B747F service from Nairobi toItaly, using a B747-200F freighter ofOcean Airlines, according to its headof cargo, Shawn McGuinness. The route might be supported withregional freighter flights into Nairobi,but no decision on this...... Read More
  • Russia: SAT starts Seoul flight for DHL

    SAT Airlines has started to carryout cargo charter flights from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to Seoul under a contractwith DHL Express, Russia & CIS EnergyNewswire reported. SAT Airlines commercial directorSergei Burdinsky told Interfax. "A contractto charter our An-24 was signedwith DHL Express...... Read More
  • Russia: Polet signs up for SITA system

    Polet Airlines, the Russian globaloutsize cargo carrier, has signed aseven-year contract for SITA’s AdvancedWeather System developed in partnershipwith the UK Met Office. Past recipient of a "Mission Impossible"award from the European Instituteof Air Transport Management, PoletAirlines said in a...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: Arabesk airlines eye greater co-operation

    The executive board of Arabesk,a grouping of Arab airlines, met inBahrain recently to discuss ways andmeans to strengthen ties and expandco-operation to serve their commoninterests, host carrier, Gulf Air, said ina statement. Arabesk’s members also includeYemenia, Middle East Airlines,...... Read More
  • THAILAND: Ceva Logistics begins operations in Thailand

    Apollo Management, the Dutchbasedprivate-equity company thatacquired TNT Logistics last December,has officially opened its local operationin Bangkok and will provide contractlogistics services under the new nameof Ceva Logistics (Thailand). The company plans to invest Bt100million (US$3.04 million) to Bt150 millionin...... Read More
  • BAE Systems extends freighter programmes

    BAE Systems Regional Aircraft expanded its freighter operations portfolio during 2006 and brought in more than US$350 million of new business overall, managing director Alan Fraser said. The ATP freighter programme secured further leases from lead operator West Air...... Read More