Ground Handling & Cargo Terminals

  • American gets ok for own RNP approaches

    American Airlines has begun developing its own Required Navigation Performance (RNP) approaches, after being certified by the FAA to design its own procedures for selected airports. The airline has already designed and demonstrated RNP approaches at Fort Worth Alliance...... Read More
  • Haneda may play more important cargo role

    Transportation companies including Yusen Air & Sea Service and All Nippon Airways and government officials are looking at joint transfer services for air freight between Tokyo’s Haneda and Narita airports, Nikkei English News reported. Also participating in the talks...... Read More
  • EADS chief says orders may be down for two years

    With the global economic quagmire flattening demand for aircraft, the head of Airbus SAS’s parent said carriers may be less inclined to take new aircraft in the next year or two as they grapple with the decline in global...... Read More
  • Datamonitor: Positive economic signs a start

    Positive economic indicators coming out of Europe, Asia and the US over the last ten days give reason to forecast a recovery in the global logistics and express industry. However, for global freight and parcel volumes and revenues to...... Read More
  • Fraport planning 8.4% hike in fees

    German airport operator Fraport plans to raise its fees and is currently in talks with airlines on the matter, Reuters reported. The Frankfurt airport operator is proposing to raise fees by 8.4 per cent from the beginning of 2010...... Read More
  • New linked canopies offer extra protection to cargoes

    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has completed the construction of three external canopies at the northeastern corner of SuperTerminal 1. The three linked canopies cover 2,192 square metres in total and can simultaneously accommodate air cargoes for...... Read More
  • AeroLogic appoints Asia Airfreight Terminal

    Asia Airfreight Terminal (AAT) has been appointed by AeroLogic as its cargo handling agent at the Hong Kong International Airport. AeroLogic, a joint venture cargo airline of DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo, is the first airline to operate the...... Read More
  • Fraport ties up with Pulkovo Airport

    Russia-based VTB Group, the administration of Saint-Petersburg and Fraport AG Frankfurt Services Worldwide signed a memorandum of intentions to develop Pulkovo Airport into an international transport hub. The memorandum is signed following the results of the tender to sign...... Read More
  • Sale of Gatwick stalls over offer price

    The sale of Gatwick, the UK’s second largest airport, has stalled following the refusal of the leading bidder – a consortium involving the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) and Canadian Infrastructure firm Borealis – to raise its offer. MAG refused...... Read More
  • Heathrow sees June cargo improvement

    London Heathrow reported a drop in cargo traffic of 14.5 per cent in June from a year ago to 103,400 tonnes, an improvement on the 19.2 per cent drop in May. London Stansted, similarly reported a traffic drop of...... Read More