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  • 01 Feb 2007

    EUROPE: Lufthansa Cargo on growth path

    Lufthansa Cargo said it is back onthe growth path. The German cargoairline raised transported freightand mail in 2006 by 1.3 percent to1.76 million tonnes. The cargo loadfactor rose 2.7 percentage points to67,7 percent. During the year, Lufthansa Cargoreduced capacity...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    EUROPE: BA World Cargo names new chief

    British Airways World Cargo hasannounced the appointment of SteveGunning as managing director, witheffect from 2 April 2007. The appointment follows the promotionof the previous managingdirector, Gareth Kirkwood, to directorof operations at British Airways. Cunning joined British Airways in1998 and...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    EUROPE: Emker exits EADS-EFW

    Horst Emker, president and CEOof Dresden, Germany-based ElbeFlugzeugwerke (EFW), the EADS centrefor passenger-to-freighter conversions,has retired from the company afternearly four years in this position. He will be succeeded by Dr AndreasSperi who will join the company as presidentand CEO...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Calendar

    Feb 15-16 Australian Logistics Council (ALC) Annual Forum 2007, Seaworld Nara, Qld, Australia. www.austlogistics.com.au Feb 21-23 Inter airport India 2007, Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre, New Delhi, India. [email protected] Feb 27-28 World Mail & Express Logistics Middle East, Africa, South...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Great Wall Airlines

    Great Wall Airlines, which recommencedsix-times weekly services betweenShanghai’s Pudong Airport andSchiphol in Amsterdam last month,said it will restore services to Mumbaiand Chennai in the next comingweeks.... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Qantas Airways

    Qantas Airways is reportedly negotiatingto buy a stake in Vietnam’s PacificAirlines. Last month the Australiancarrier said it planned an investmentin an Asian airline.... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Airbus

    Airbus says it has fixed an electricalwiring problem on its first A380. TheEuropean aircraft manufacturer saiddeliveries to launch customer SingaporeAirlines will arrive in October ofthis year.... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Emirates SkyCargo

    Emirates SkyCargo, which for thefirst time in its history carried morethan 1m metric tons of freight andgenerated more than $1b in revenuelast year, has been named Cargo Airlineof the Year by trade publication AirTransport World. The awards will bepresented...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Domodedovo International Airport

    Moscow’s Domodedovo InternationalAirport said 2006 cargo trafficreached 126,300 tonnes, a 6.8 percentyear-on-year increase. Cargo traffic volumein December 2006 amounted to11,900 tonnes, a 4.1 percent rise overDecember 2005.... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Boeing

    Boeing and GE Commercial AviationServices (GECAS) have announceda 39-airplane order that includes 15Boeing 777s (a mix of seven 777-300ER(Extended Range) passenger aircraftand eight 777 freighters) and 24 Next-Generation 737-800s. The order isvalued at approximately $5.34 billionat list prices.... Read More