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  • 01 Feb 2007

    SINGAPORE: CAAS to invest, manage airports in China

    Having been overtaken by ShanghaiPudong International Airport with its2.16 million tonnes of cargo handled in2006 – against Singapore’s 1.91 million- Singapore is changing its tactics, TheStar reported. According to Yeo Kia Thye, cargochief at the Civil Aviation Authority ofSingapore...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    BANGLADESH: GMG airlines eyes Malaysia service

    GMG Airlines sees Malaysia as agateway to expand into other internationalmarkets, according to commercialinternational operations directorVirendra Nautiyal. GMG Airlines currently has five aircraftand plans to add two more nextyear. It will use two MD 82s, each with35.5 cubic metres...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    MALAYSIA: GD Express expects profit to double

    Malaysian courier firm GD ExpressCarrier Bhd (GDEX) expects its netprofit to double in the fiscal year endingJune 30, 2007, with an expandedand fully automated facility to handlehigher business volume. The company posted a net profitof M$1.2 million (US$341,440) on...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    MALAYSIA: MAS eyes Scandinavian routes

    Following Finnair’s decision not tofly from Helsinki to Kuala LumpurInternational Airport, Malaysia Airlines(MAS) can play a major role of providingflight services to the Scandinavianregion. According to Transport MinisterDatuk Seri Chan Kong Choy, withFinnair cancelling its operations toBangkok and Singapore...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    INDONESIA: Posindo, Gading Sari ink logistcs deal

    State-owned postal service companyPT Pos Indonesia (Posindo) has signedan agreement with Gading Sari AviationService Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., through itsIndonesian subsidiary PT Gading SariIndonesia (GSI) for the redesigningand expansion of its logistics division. The CEO of PT. Pos Indonesia, HanaSuryana...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    INDONESIA: IPO of Garuda awaits strategic partner

    Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia mayhave to extend the waiting period foran initial public offering. The Departmentof State Owned Enterprises(SOE) has scheduled the carrier and itssubsidiary companies for initial publicoffering/IPO this year 2007. However, the company is still uncertainas it...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    INDIA: Air India may resume freighter service

    Air India is likely to re-launchfreighter service around June thisyear with two converted A310s. Theairline plans to tap Paris-Frankfurtand Shanghai-Bangkok via Mumbaiand Bangalore respectively. The airlinehalted its loss-making freighter servicein the mid-90s. With the resumption of a dedicatedfreighter service,...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    INDIA: Skycooler names sales agents

    Following the recent launch ofSkycooler, a specialist cooltainer leasingcompany, the company is furtherdeveloping its global network throughthe appointment of sales agents DRHLogistics in Sri Lanka, which will representSkycooler throughout the Indiansub-continent. Skycoolers CEO Graham Walterssaid: "Cool-chain services are becomingincreasingly...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    INDIA: First Flight adds Bangalore to network

    First Flight Couriers has announcedthe addition of Bangalore to its recentlystarted aviation operations. With this,the company will be offering direct connectivitybetween the main trade hubsof the country — Chennai, Bangalore,Mumbai and Delhi. First Flight is also now able to...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    INDIA: DTDC to launch new product

    India-based express logistics firm,DTDC will launch a new premiumproduct that will seek to deliver greatervalue for money to those seeking topof the line service at below marketleader prices. Termed "V Series," the service willdeliver documents up to one kilogramthe...... Read More