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  • 01 Feb 2007

    MIDDLE EAST: Emirates plans to expand in Americas

    Emirates airlines is expected tomake major inroads into North andSouth America this year, Gulf Newsreported, citing sources familiar withits expansion plans. The Dubai-based carrier, whichrecently announced several enhancementsto its existing network as wellas new routes it would add in...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    MIDDLE EAST: Deutsche Post signs logistics pact

    Dubai Industrial City said it establisheda partnership with Deutsche Post World Net (DPWN) the parentcompany of DHL, Danzas and Exel,to support its 20 million square feetlogistics facility – transPARK. Dubai Industrial City’s proximity toJebel Ali Port – the world’s...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    MIDDLE EAST: Qatar Airways Cargo expands

    Qatar Airways Cargo has announcedseveral appointments in senior managementpositions. The Doha-basedcarrier has promoted Joachim Klechato regional manager Europe andAmericas, to be based in Frankfurt.Prior to joining Qatar Airways Cargo,Klecha was area manager, Germany,Switzerland and Austria for BritishAirways Cargo. In...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    MIDDLE EAST: DHL completes Dubai hub refurbishment

    Following extensive growth in thelocal and regional express and logisticssector, DHL recently consolidated itslong-term commitment to the UAE withthe completion of an AED 3.5m refurbishmentproject at its Dubai Hub. Located at the heart of terminaltwo in Dubai International Airport,the...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    MIDDLE EAST: Gulf Air Cargo mulls Amsterdam

    Gulf Air Cargo is to operate a twicea week charter flight on the Bahrain-Chennai-Bangalore-Amsterdam sector.In a statement, the airline said that itwould operate an Airbus A-300 aircrafthaving a capacity of 40 tonnes on thenew route. "Initially, the new route...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    EUROPE: Lufthansa Cargo on growth path

    Lufthansa Cargo said it is back onthe growth path. The German cargoairline raised transported freightand mail in 2006 by 1.3 percent to1.76 million tonnes. The cargo loadfactor rose 2.7 percentage points to67,7 percent. During the year, Lufthansa Cargoreduced capacity...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    EUROPE: BA World Cargo names new chief

    British Airways World Cargo hasannounced the appointment of SteveGunning as managing director, witheffect from 2 April 2007. The appointment follows the promotionof the previous managingdirector, Gareth Kirkwood, to directorof operations at British Airways. Cunning joined British Airways in1998 and...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    EUROPE: Emker exits EADS-EFW

    Horst Emker, president and CEOof Dresden, Germany-based ElbeFlugzeugwerke (EFW), the EADS centrefor passenger-to-freighter conversions,has retired from the company afternearly four years in this position. He will be succeeded by Dr AndreasSperi who will join the company as presidentand CEO...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Calendar

    Feb 15-16 Australian Logistics Council (ALC) Annual Forum 2007, Seaworld Nara, Qld, Australia. www.austlogistics.com.au Feb 21-23 Inter airport India 2007, Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre, New Delhi, India. [email protected] Feb 27-28 World Mail & Express Logistics Middle East, Africa, South...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Great Wall Airlines

    Great Wall Airlines, which recommencedsix-times weekly services betweenShanghai’s Pudong Airport andSchiphol in Amsterdam last month,said it will restore services to Mumbaiand Chennai in the next comingweeks.... Read More