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  • 01 Apr 2007

    Aeroflot Cargo

    Aeroflot Cargo agreed to lease sixnew Il-96-400Ts from Ilyushin Financefor delivery starting in 2008. It is alsoexpected shortly to announce plans toacquire 22 A350XWBs for delivery startingin 2015. It may also a contract forup to 15 smaller Airbus A330s.... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Air India

    Air India damp-leased an A310-300from Czech Airlines for a Mumbai-Hong Kong-Bangkok and Mumbai-Kuala Lumpur-New Delhi service.The aircraft had been operated byCSA on a service to Dubai, which wassuspended.... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    UAE-based Freight Systems group

    The UAE-based Freight Systemsgroup has set up offices in Hong Kongand France, which will offer the completerange of supply chain solutions andwill be connected to FSL’s IT systems.... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    British Airways

    Dubai-based airline Emirates saidit had no plan to buy British Airways,refuting trader talk that Europe’s third largestairline could be taken over.... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Lufthansa Cargo

    Lufthansa Cargo has increasedfreighter frequencies to Dallas, SaoPaulo and Shanghai in the summertimetable which took effect last month.New destinations are Lahore and a directconnection from Cologne throughEast Midlands (UK) to Wilmington(US), which will be operated underthe joint venture with...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Beijing Kintetsu World Express Co., Ltd. (BKWE)

    Beijing Kintetsu World Express Co., Ltd. (BKWE), a Chinese unit ofJapanese forwarder, Kintetsu WorldExpress, has commenced full-scaleoperations at its new warehouse atShenyang, in north-east China. The1,800 sq.m facility brings to three thenumber of warehouses operated byBKWE at its Shenyang...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Airbus

    Airbus said that the A320 passengerto-freighter conversion (23 tonne payload)will cost about $4.5million andthe A321(27 tonne payload) will costabout $5million. The joint programmewith Russia is to start in 2010.... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    UPS ditches A380 freighter order

    UPS last month cancelledits order for the cargo versionof the Airbus A380 becausethe aircraft would not bedelivered soon enough. The world’s largest packagecarrier had been the onlycustomer for the freighterversion after FedEx earliercancelled its order. Originally, 10 freighterswere to...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    DHL in ‘massive deal’ with LH Cargo

    Reports say that DHL andLufthansa Cargo are in thefinal stages of negotiating anew partnership to providelong-haul capacity for thecompany’s express services,which insiders believe will bemore extensive than DHL’srecent pact with Polar AirCargo. Emirates SkyCargo, whichtogether with Cargolux andLufthansa Cargo...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    FedEx to offer domestic service in China

    FedEx Express said that itwill offer next-business-daydomestic express service inChina beginning May 28,2007. The new domestic offeringwill connect businesses bothwithin China and aroundthe world. The new domesticservices, expected to be fullyoperational in June 2007, willserve China’s burgeoningmarket with next-businessday,time-definite...... Read More