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  • 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
  • 01 Mar 2007

    JAPAN: JAL to launch new routes with B767Fs

    Japan Air Lines (JAL) has announced that following the introduction of new B767 freighters this summer, it will launch cargo flights to Tianjin and Qingdao from July 2007 and to Jakarta from October 2007. During the coming year JAL...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    JAPAN: Kansai Airport planning to double cargo capacity

    Kansai Airport said it will double the capacity of its air cargo terminal in plans made by the airport operating firm for the second phase of construction, The Yomiuri Shimbun reported. The airport, located on an artificial island in...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    JAPAN: JAL appoints new cargo chief

    The Japan Airlines (JAL) Group has announced the appointment of Takao Fukuchi as executive officer, cargo and mail from April 1. He will also take on the role of senior vice president, cargo and mail subject to the approval...... Read More