Freight Forwarders

  • BRUFA chief upbeat on Asean pacts

    Freight forwarders should take full advantage of three recently signed regional transport agreements, which will further develop their businesses in the Asean region and improve their chances of establishing partnerships with China and Japan, The Brunei Times quoted a...... Read More
  • Airlines oppose ground handling policy

    The new ground handling policy proposed by the Indian government for the six airports in the country has been opposed by sections of the domestic airline industry. Air Sahara, SpiceJet and Jet Airways have all expressed apprehensions on the...... Read More
  • TNT Express names Boots

    TNT Express has appointedOnno Boots as South EastAsia’s regional managingdirector. In this function hewill report directly to James McCormac, chief operatingofficer of TNT Express. Priorto his appointment, Bootsserved as director of globalaccount management (worldwide)in Amsterdam. He has served TNT...... Read More
  • Etihad Airways

    Etihad Airways will begin thriceweekly flights from Abu Dhabi to Sydney this month using A340-500 aircraft with a cargo capacity of about 12 tonnes. The carrier will also begin non-stop Airbus A330-200 flights in August between Abu Dhabi and...... Read More
  • Vector Aviation thrives in booming Vietnam

    Vietnam will be one of Asia’s boomingair freight markets in the near future,predicts Do Xuan Quang, managingdirector of Ho Chi Minh City-basedGSA Vector Aviation. "Every year, Vietnam is seeing 22 percentgrowth in exports and air freightexports are growing by...... Read More
  • Air France KLM Group

    The Air France KLM Group will increase capacity by 5.4 percent in the coming summer season. Traffic to Latin America will be up 11.4 percent and to Asia up by 7.3 percent. Capacity to North America will increase by...... Read More
  • Lufthansa Cargo Center posts strong growth

    The Lufthansa Cargo Center atFrankfurt Airport said it posted a newtranshipment record in 2006, handlingabout 1.58 million tonnes, an increaseof around 4.5 percent on the year-earlierlevel. A total of about 2.1 millionindividual shipments passed throughthe Lufthansa Cargo Center in...... Read More
  • SkyTeam

    The SkyTeam alliance has signed agreements with Air Europa, Copa Airlines and Kenya Airways, which will give them official Associate Airline status.... Read More
  • Charter Agency expands to Middle East

    The Lufthansa Cargosubsidiary Charter AgencyGmbH has opened an officeat Sharjah InternationalAirport, which is the thirdstation worldwide of the rapidlygrowing German broker¨C after establishing branchesin Chicago and Hong Kong. Sharjah has been pickedas a new site because manyRussian charter companiesand...... Read More
  • Virgin Blue

    Australia’s Virgin Blue is reportedly planning to order seven B777-300ERs, which will be operated on long-haul services to the US.... Read More