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  • 01 Mar 2007

    HONG KONG: Forwarders can now operate privately in China

    Hong Kong and Macau based airfreightforwarders have been givenapproval to set up jointly-owned orprivately-run businesses on mainlandChina since the end of January, accordingto Logistics Week, citing the ChinaAir Transport Association (CATA). CATA, which is responsible forexamining applications, said over...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    HONG KONG: Competition for HK terminal project

    Sun Hung Kai Properties and CathayPacific Airways have show interestin contracts to build Hong Kong’sthird air cargo terminal, according tolocal reports quoting the Airport Authorityof Hong Kong Cathay Pacificconfirmed it applied and unnamed sources said that Sun Hung Kai...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    HONG KONG: Dragonair gets second 747-400 BCF

    Dragonair has taken delivery ofthe second of five 747-400 BoeingConverted Freighters, bringing thenumber of all-cargo aircraft it operatesto eight. Dragonair’s first converted freighterwas delivered in October, and enteredservice in November. The carrier is expecting to addthree more 747-400 BCFs...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    CHINA: Etihad ships Chinese New Year gifts

    Etihad Crystal Cargo recently transporteda five-year-old elephant, named"Migara" and a four-tonne stoneBuddha statue on board of one of itsA300-600 freighters from Colombo, inSri Lanka, to Beijing. The elephant and the statue weregifts from the Government of Sri Lankato the...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    CHINA: Schneider gets Chinese green light

    US-based Schneider National Inc.has announced it has been grantedauthority to operate as a domestic carrierand logistics services provider inthe People’s Republic of China. Schneider Logistics (Tianjin) willoffer domestic transportation, logistics(warehousing, cross-docking andthird-party logistics) and other relatedservices. The company will...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    CHINA: Panalpina to expand Asian presence

    Swiss logistics provider Panalpinaintends to further expand its Asiannetwork, especially in China because"this is where the future key markets are and where a growing number of our customers are building production sites or plan to establishing new offices," Panalpina’s...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    CHINA: China lacking in logistics professionals: CAS

    China is still lacking in logistics professionalsdespite the rapid expansionof its logistics industry and developmentof training for logistics professionals,Xinhua reported, citing a report by theChinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). It is difficult for both domestic andforeign-funded companies to find...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    INDONESIA: Cebu Pacific opens Manila-Jakarta service

    Manila-based Cebu Pacific haslaunched direct flight from Manilato Jakarta, starting with three weeklyflights. The new service makes the carrierthe first to offer direct flights onthe route. With this service CEB is trying to setapart its rival, Philippine Airlines, whichhas...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    INDONESIA: MSA Kargo, Hankyu launch new company

    Jakarta-based PT. Monang SianiparAbadi or MSA Kargo and Japanesefreight forwarder Hankyu ExpressInternational Co. Ltd. have launcheda joint venture called PT. HankyuInternational Transport Indonesia(HIT/ID). President commissioner and founderof MSA Kargo, Monang Sianipar saidthe joint venture plan was initiated inSeptember 2005...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    JAPAN: ANA to wet-lease freighters from ABX Air

    All Nippon Airways (ANA) has applied for Japanese government’s permission to wet-lease two Boeing 767-200SF freighter aircraft, on ACMI contracts, from US-based ABX Air. The aircraft, each with a payload of 40 tonnes, will be used on China routes...... Read More