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  • 01 Mar 2007

    NIX LAX

    NIX LAX – Where will it land?? InNew York or Los Angeles?? A war of words broke out last monthbetween satisfied JKF airport officialsand extremely angry Los Angeles(LAX) airport executives, when thelatter accused Airbus that it had renegedon a...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    KIX RUN

    KIX RUN – We hear that the folks atKansai airport in Osaka Prefecture willhost some running events on its brandnewrunway in May before the runwaybecomes operational in August. The company is inviting the publicto participate in the "2007 Shin...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    BLIND DATE

    BLIND DATE – The following storywas submitted by a cargo gentlemanfrom an airline in the Middle East, whoshall remain anonymous, simply becausehe doesn’t play golf. Stevie Wonder and Tiger Woods arein a restaurant having dinner. Woods turns to Wonder...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    FAGSA frustrated by airline silence

    Anti-trust laws are supposed toprevent customers from being manipulatedby collaboration betweensuppliers, but in the airline industry itschief effect seems to be creating a wallof silence on important topics. Such at least seems to be the experienceof FAGSA, the Federation...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Indian LCCs eye express cargo

    Indian budget airlines plan tocarry express cargo as they look atalternative revenue streams to boosttheir financials amid falling passengerfares, Reuters reported. Low-cost airlines such as Air Deccan,SpiceJet and GoAir expect package anddocument shipments to make up at least10 percent...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Expolanka looks to Africa

    Hong Kong, Dubai, Frankfurt, andMiami might be the typical itineraryof an air cargo executive, but HanifYusoof’s travel plans reveal the verydifferent focus of his company. As president of Sri Lankan-basedconglomerate, Expolanka Group, heplans to visit Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Benin,Togo,...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Air Logistics suffers Indian setback

    Air Logistics has suffered a setbackin its Indian operation due to the cancellationof A330 passenger services toMumbai by British airline bmi. The carrier suspended flights on theroute in early October when a serioustechnical problem was found on theA330-200 that...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Aviapartner Cargo inks deal with AirPart

    Aviapartner Cargo has signed a formalco-operation agreement with Air-Part, a subsidiary company of NurembergAirport, which calls for reciprocalcargo handling services for each other’scustomers. The deal also includes thedevelopment of a close co-operation incommercial and operational matters. Last year, Aviapartner...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    ECS extends cargo GSA network to Dubai

    European Cargo Services (ECS) hasextended its network to the UnitedArab Emirates with the opening of itsown office in Dubai, located in theDubai Airport Free Zone adjacentto the airline and freight forwardingcommunity. Globe Air Cargo FZE is the firstfully-owned ECS...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    AeroTechnology to enter Moscow market

    AeroTechnology, an exclusive agentof Finnair Cargo in the Russian Federation,is to enter the Moscow airfreightservice market. It is expected that thenew office will enable the companyto increase the cargo traffic volumethreefold. AeroTechnology intends to furtherdevelop its geography in Russia...... Read More