Ground Handling & Cargo Terminals

  • MIDDLE EAST: Qatar Airways gets Australian air rights

    Qatar Airways has been awardedrights to operate a daily flight toAustralia’s second largest city of Melbourne,Transport Minister Mark Vailesaid. Under the new air services arrangementwith Qatar, Qatar Airways will alsohave the right to operate a second dailyflight to another...... Read More
  • INDONESIA: Garuda to close some international routes

    Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia willclose some of its loss-making routessuch as to Europe and will focus onregional services. Garuda CEO, Emirsyah Satar saidthe management will add flights onprofitable routes such as Jakarta-Australia,Jakarta-China, and Jakarta-India."We target a 15 percent growth...... Read More
  • INDONESIA: Otorita Batam signs deal with Illinois County

    In a bid to make Hang Nadimairport on Batam Island a leading aircargo hub, the development authorityof the island, Otorita Batam, has inkeda deal with St Claire County of Illinois,Evergreen Airlines, and Cardig International.Batam Island is located at thewestern...... Read More
  • HONGKONG: AAT Terminal 2 Opening Ceremony

    AAT celebrated the opening of itshighly anticipated Terminal 2 (T2)at Hong Kong International Airport(HKIA) at a ceremony officiated by theSecretary for Economic Developmentand Labour, Stephen Ip and the chiefexecutive officer of Airport AuthorityHong Kong, Stanley Hui. The HK$1.75 billion...... Read More
  • Swissport Cargo Services gets quality certification

    Swissport said it has been certified asa fully compliant Cargo 2000 company,and that its internal management processesand quality-driven improvementprogrammes have been accepted by theCargo 2000 Board. Cargo 2000 brings together majorairlines, freight forwarders and theirsuppliers with the goal of...... Read More
  • Lower rates will drive GSA growth in Asia, says ECS

    Asia remains a difficult market for aglobal GSA like European Cargo Services(ECS), but that should change asair freight rates fall, predicts its presidentand CEO, Guy Tordjman. “Competition is increasing in Asia,and rates will not stay so high, so airlineswill...... Read More
  • Gulf Air

    Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Sultanate of Oman, has named Swiss citizen Andr¨¦ Dos¨¦ as its new chief executive officer. Dos¨¦, an airline industry veteran with more than 30 years experience in...... Read More
  • DHL Global Forwarding strengthens business in China

    As the first foreign operator in the world, Deutsche Post subsidiary DHL Global Forwarding has been given the right to transport airfreight shipments within China with immediate effect. Heiner Siegmund reports. As a precondition, the China Air Transport Association...... Read More
  • DHL in major Dubai expansion

    Deutsche Post World Net (DPWN) has announced major expansion in Dubai by DHL which will attract "multi-million US dollar investment." DHL Express plans to invest in a state-of-the-art air integrator hub facility on a 50,000 sqm plot at the...... Read More
  • EUROPE: Cargo B Airlines to start in October

    Cargo B Airlines, a new all cargo airline based at Brussels Airport, said it plans to operate from the Belgian capital all-cargo flights serving major markets around the world such as the Middle and Far East, Africa and South...... Read More