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  • 01 May 2007

    Saudi to transform international airports

    Saudi Arabia plans to transform international airports in the Kingdom into state-owned companies, as a step towards privatisation of these airports, Abdullah Ruhaimy, president of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) was quoted as saying in a recent...... Read More
  • 01 May 2007

    Incheon sees massive transhipment rise

    A growth in imports and in particular transhipment cargo helped Seoul’s Incheon airport counteract a decline in export volumes in 2006, enabling it to clock up an 8.7 percent increase in cargo volumes to 2,336,571 tonnes for the year...... Read More
  • 01 May 2007

    Asia scores high at JFK and EWR

    Without a doubt, Asia is a leading trading partner for the New York Customs District (NYCD). Inbound and outbound air freight from Asia through John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) translates into China...... Read More
  • 01 May 2007

    Tianjin airport starts transhipments to Kenya

    Tianjin Airport customs recently handled the fi rst batch of international transshipments, which were carried to Tianjin by Asiana Airlines and bound for Kenya aboard a Martinair freighter, according to a Xinhua report. Tianjin airport customs started the one-stop...... Read More
  • 01 May 2007

    ORD looks East; infrastructure improvements underway

    Today, Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is the second busiest airport in the US, after Hartsfi eld- Jackson Atlanta International Airport. ORD once held the rank of the world’s busiest airport in terms of takeoffs and landings until limits...... Read More
  • 01 May 2007

    Japan wants to link Haneda to Shanghai

    Japan seeks to start direct fl ights linking Tokyo’s domestic airport of Haneda with Shanghai’s Hongqiao by the end of 2007, reducing fl ight time between the cities. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said he wants the fl ights...... Read More
  • 01 May 2007

    Jade disappointment for Copenhagen

    Two out of three ain’t bad, as the saying goes, but it was nevertheless a disappointment for Copenhagen Airport that after landing new widebody freighter services from Air China and China Airlines last year, it missed outon its third...... Read More
  • 01 May 2007

    Lufthansa Cargo adds third flight to DFW

    Lufthansa Cargo has added a third weekly freighter fl ight from Dallas/ Ft Worth International Airport to Frankfurt, building on the carrier’s 14-percent growth in import and export volumes in 2006. The additional Lufthansa Cargo fl ight marks the...... Read More
  • 01 May 2007

    Carriers flock to Frankfurt despite night flight

    Listening to Carsten Spohr, the new chairman of Lufthansa Cargo, you might think a disaster was looming atFrankfurt airport. Warning of the consequences if a complete night time ban is introduced as part of the deal for building a...... Read More
  • 01 May 2007

    Cargo grows 4% at world’s airports

    The Airports Council International said that airports worldwide reported that 2006 cargo traffi c increased by 4 percent, while passenger traffi c rose 5 percent, as compared to 2005. International passenger and freight results rose even more fi rmly...... Read More