Ground Handling & Cargo Terminals

  • 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
  • AUSTRALIA: Airlines face Australian cargo class action

    Seven international airlines have been served with a A$200 million class action in Australia accusing them of global price fixing on air freight from 2000. Melbourne law firm Maurice Blackburn Cashman is leading the action against Qantas, Lufthansa, Singapore...... Read More
  • AUSTRALIA: Cargo helps Qantas strong profit

    Freight gave a strong lift to Qantas¡¯ increased profit for the half-year ended December 31, 2006. Freight revenue increased by 6.7% on the previous comparable half-year, through additional wet-leased freight capacity and stronger yields, the company said. Qantas said...... Read More
  • Aeroflot Cargo appoints Finnish GSSA

    Helsinki-based Airline Services GSAOY, the Finnish member of the EGSACGSSA network – has been formallyappointed as Finnish GSSA for newlyformedAeroflot Cargo, after 6 yearsas a sub-sales agent for parent airlineAeroflot Russian Airlines. In addition to Aeroflot’s scheduleddaily A319 belly-hold...... Read More
  • Swiss hopes for more Jade destinations

    Will Leipzig be the next Europeandestination for Jade Cargo International,as it takes delivery of its thirdfreighter? If so, it will be good news for SwissWorldCargo, the cargo arm of SwissInternational Air Lines, which acts as itsGSA in Germany, Switzerland,...... Read More