Ground Handling & Cargo Terminals

  • China’s cargo traffic down 28% in Feb

    China’s air cargo traffic volume declined 28 per cent year-on-year in February due to the deepening global economic crisis, Li Jiaxiang, director of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), said according to a report.... Read More
  • Industry has not yet hit bottom~ IATA

    Industry has not yet hit bottom: IATA Continued falling cargo demand has led the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to urge the cargo supply chain to improve security and efficiency to deliver a more enticing product. In remarks delivered...... Read More
  • Cargo exec says industry kidding itself

    Air cargo management must “strip the veils of illusion from their eyes” in combating the worst recession since the industry began 60 years ago, according to industry stalwart Julian Keeling. Keeling said these illusions included the near obsession with...... Read More
  • Lufthansa Cargo opts for Swissport in Amsterdam

    Airport ground and handling company, Swissport International has signed a cooperation agreement with Lufthansa Cargo to provide airfreight handling services for the partner airlines of the Lufthansa Cargo Group – including Jade Cargo – at Amsterdam Airport for the...... Read More
  • Major Saudi ground support deal for Cavotec

    Global engineering group, Cavotec MSL, has secured an order for the delivery of 53 integrated ground support systems and associated equipment with Saudi Oger, one of the major construction companies in Saudi Arabia. The order includes 53 in-ground pit...... Read More
  • Swissport pulls out of Changi

    Airport ground handling firm Swissport International, a unit of Spain’s Grupo Ferrovial is pulling out of Singapore’s Changi Airport after chalking up losses of more than S$50 million (US$33.6 million) since starting up operations at Changi in 2005, has...... Read More
  • Indian ground handling policy may be deferred

    India’s new ground handling policy, which was vehemently opposed by carriers, is likely to be deferred by six months according to Indian media reports. The Civil Aviation Ministry has reportedly sought Cabinet permission to advance the date of implementation...... Read More
  • Menzies Aviation axes 600 staff, closes HK office

    Menzies Aviation has cut hundreds of jobs in its airport ground handling and cargo business to cope with turbulence in the airline industry. Some 600-staff have been cut across Menzies Aviation’s global operations in 118 airports. The Edinburgh-based company...... Read More
  • HACTL wins contract from Macedonian carrier

    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has announced that Star Airlines, a single aircraft cargo carrier based in Skopje, the capital of Republic of Macedonia, has appointed Hactl as its total solution cargo service provider at Hong Kong...... Read More
  • Servisair Cargo wins cargo contract for Jet Air

    Servisair Cargo has announced they have secured the cargo handling contract for Jet Airways at Heathrow including the provision of their trucking services throughout the UK and Ireland. “We are pleased to welcome Jet Airways to our facility at...... Read More