Ground Handling & Cargo Terminals

  • Qatar awards George Bush contract to WFS

    Qatar Airways has awarded a threeyear contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to provide full passenger and ramp handling at George Bush International Airport. The airline will commence daily, non-stop Boeing 777-200LR services from Doha to Houston on 8...... Read More
  • Swissport cuts in India & Philippines

    Swissport International has said it is revising its relationship with local partners in India and the Philippines for strategic and operating reasons. Swissport is disposing of its minor shareholding activities in the Philippines and is parting company with its...... Read More
  • Menzies awarded BA contract in Hyderabad

    Menzies Aviation has announced the award by BA of cargo, passenger and ramp handling contracts to its JVs in Hyderabad (HYD). The airline will commence operations to HYD from 7 December this year. This will be the second station...... Read More
  • SATS acquires Menzies Aviation (HK)

    Singapore Airport Terminal Services Limited (SATS) recently announced that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of Menzies Aviation (Hong Kong) Ltd (MAHK) for approximately HK$18 million (US$2.3 million). MAHK is one of the...... Read More
  • Falling cargo demand hits Menzies aviation

    John Menzies, a UK handler of cargo at airports including London Heathrow, said its aviation unit is likely to miss full-year profit estimates as demand for air freight slows more than anticipated. “Cargo volumes across the network are much...... Read More
  • Cargo carriers may get ground handling freedom

    India’s civil aviation ministry might look at allowing cargo carriers to do their own ground handling at airports within the country. This is a result of a recent representation by Blue Dart, the country’s largest operating cargo carrier, against...... Read More
  • Fraport starts up at China’s Xi’an Airport

    German airport group Fraport AG announced, last month, the official launch of its Chinese joint venture Xi’an Xianyang International Airport Co Ltd. Holding a 24.5 per cent share in the venture, Fraport claims to be the first foreign airport...... Read More
  • Royal Jordanian

    Ingo Roessler, the former executive vice president of Etihad Crystal Cargo, has joined Royal Jordanian Airlines as head of cargo sales. It is thought that Roessler may eventually succeed the current vice president cargo for RJA, Geoffrey Weston when...... Read More
  • THAI Cargo

    THAI Cargo has announced that Vorapravat Suebsaeng will be become the new managing director of the cargo and mail commercial department, replacing Chanchai Singtoroj, who has been promoted to the position of executive vice president of human resources development...... Read More

    The Federation of Asia-Pacific Aircargo Associations comprises 17 organisations: Hongkong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics, Japan Aircargo Forwarders Association, Korea International Freight Forwarders Association, Aircargo Forwarders of the Philippines Inc, Taiwan Airfreight Forwarders Association, Singapore Aircargo Agents Association,...... Read More