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  • 01 Apr 2007

    INDONESIA: Schiphol eyes stake in airport operator

    The Dutch Schiphol Group, the operatorof Amsterdam Schiphol Airport,has expressed interest in acquiring astake in Indonesia’s state-owned airportoperator PT Angkasa Pura II. Finance director of the SchipholGroup, Pieter Verboom said the groupis prepared to support AP II in its...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    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
  • 01 Apr 2007

    JAPAN: Boeing to manage NCA’s spare-parts supply

    Boeing said it will manage a significantportion of Nippon CargoAirlines’ spare-parts inventory under a programme designed to improve sparepartsavailability for the freight carrierwhile reducing operating costs. Under the Integrated MaterialsManagement (IMM) programme,Boeing and other suppliers will ownaircraft parts that...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    KOREA: Calgary woos Asian shippers

    Calgary Airport is trying to enticeSamsung, LG and other Asian manufacturersto set up distribution centres onairport, as part of its plans to cementits existing transpacific freighter servicefrom Asiana. Any companies interestedcould be accommodated in a 90,000square metre airside building,...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    KOREA: KAL to add another flight to Tel Aviv

    Korean Air Cargo, which started aweekly freighter service between Seouland Tel Aviv, will add an additionalweekly cargo flight on the route, effectiveMarch 30. Major export/import items of thisroute are electronic goods, computerparts, automobile parts.Korean Air Cargo is represented inIsrael...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    THAILAND: Ceva Logistics begins operations in Thailand

    Apollo Management, the Dutchbasedprivate-equity company thatacquired TNT Logistics last December,has officially opened its local operationin Bangkok and will provide contractlogistics services under the new nameof Ceva Logistics (Thailand). The company plans to invest Bt100million (US$3.04 million) to Bt150 millionin...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    AUSTRALIA: Virgin Blue orders six 777-300ERs

    Virgin Blue Holdings, Ltd., hasconfirmed that the Brisbane-based company has ordered six Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners, withoptions for six more, and will lease oneadditional 777-300ER. The new aircraftwill allow Virgin Blue to establish itsnew long-haul airline, providing servicefrom...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    AUSTRALIA: Etihad appoints cargo GSSA in Australia

    Etihad Crystal Cargo, the cargodivision of Etihad Airways, has appointedM&C Cargonet Australia PtyLtd as General Sales and Service Agent(GSSA) for Australia. Qantas Airways Limited has beenselected as ground handling agent.The appointments were ahead ofthe launch of Etihad’s non-stop flightsbetween...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    AUSTRALIA: AaE is Cargo 2000’s first member in Australia

    Australian air Express International(AaE) has become the first companybased in Australia to become an IndustryAssociate member of Cargo 2000. AaE is a leading provider of cargohandling services to international airlinesacross the continent of Australiaand provides services to over 30...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    NEW ZEALAND: Cargo boosts Air NZ profit

    Air New Zealand reported profitbefore unusuals and tax, up 35 percentto NZ$109 million for the six-monthperiod ending 31 December 2006. Cargo revenue was up 20 percent,due to the increased capacity offered bythe new 777 and higher cargo yields. Net...... Read More