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  • 01 May 2007

    Supplement: World Air Cargo Airports

    World Air Cargo Airports Supplement... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Virgin’s Asian agenda

    Asia is of growing importance to Virgin Altantic, which is expanding capacity and opening its own sales offices in the region. Peter Conway reports.... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Biggest beneficiaries of EU-US Open Skies are the US integrators

    On the surface, the proposed Open Skies deal between the EuropeanUnion and the United States, which was approved unanimously by Europe’stransport ministers last month, looks like a tremendous agreement withimmediate benefits for almost all parties concerned. The pact, agreed...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007


    Israel Aerospace Industries¡¯ Bedek Aviation Group has delivered thefirst of four Boeing 747-400 Special Freighter combi to full freighterconversions to Asiana Airlines. The second B747-400 Combi is alreadyundergoing the same conversion at IAI¡¯s facilities and will be deliveredto Asiana...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    MALAYSIA: DHL Express aims to increase market share

    DHL Express (Malaysia) aims toincrease its market share by anotherone to two per cent by end of this year,the Business Times reported. The company currently leads thelocal express delivery market withmore than 40 per cent market share.Its plans for...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    MALAYSIA: Etihad to use B777 on its KL service

    Etihad Airways, the national carrierof the United Arab Emirates, is to introducelarger aircraft on its Kuala Lumpur-Abu Dhabi route due to strong demand,Bernama News Agency reported. The Boeing 777-300ER will replacethe Airbus A340-300 aircraft that iscurrently being used on...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    MALAYSIA: MAS still ponders A380 order

    Malaysia Airlines is still in talks withAirbus over an order for six A380 superjumbos after a newspaper reported theairline is likely to cancel the purchase,Star Online reported. MAS and its parent, PenerbanganMalaysia Bhd, have "yet to come toany conclusion,"...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    MALAYSIA: AirAsia X delays take-off to 2008

    Malaysian long-haul budget carrierAirAsia X’s take-off has been delayed,possibly until September 2008, as delaysin Airbus’ new A380 super- jumbo havedisrupted the aircraft leasing market,the Business Times reported, citing atop executive. At its launch in January, the carrierpromised flights to...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    MALAYSIA: MASKargo expects Penang cargo to increase

    Malaysia Airlines Cargo Sdn Bhd(MASKargo) has forecasted that itscargo handling activities in Penangwill increase by three percent this year,Bernama News Agency reported. Its senior general manager cargo,J.J. Ong, said this is because no additionalcargo flights are expected to bere-routed...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    MALAYSIA: Tighter security at MAS cargo complex

    Guards at the Second Air CargoComplex in Penang are now armedand have full police powers when onduty, Star Online reported. This is part of the stepped up securitymeasures since the M$47 million(US$13.43 million) microchip robberylast November 20, said MalaysiaAirlines...... Read More