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  • 01 Feb 2007

    DHL to develop RFID for pharma industry

    DHL has developed a new, pioneeringtechnology for the pharmaceuticalindustry that significantly improves themonitoring of temperature-controlledshipments. The new sensor tag is a combinationof temperature sensor and RFID radiochip. It permits continuous monitoringand recording of a pre-definedtemperature range as well as...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    TAP adopts Kale’s CSP

    TAP Portugal, the national airline ofPortugal, and Kale Consultants (Kale),the India-based provider of softwaresolutions and outsourced services tothe travel and transportation industry,have signed a contract to implementKale’s fully integrated enterprise-widecargo solution, known as CSP™. CSP™ has been designed to...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Hactl sets new tonnage record in 2006

    Hong Kong Air Cargo TerminalsLimited (Hactl) said it handled 2.56million tonnes in 2006, up 5.3 percentyear-on-year, and set a new annual tonnagerecord for the company, havingtopped the 2.5 million tonnes mark. Hactl said it handled a total of231,757 tonnes...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    DOT focuses on 7 freight airports

    The Indonesian Department ofTransportation said it has narroweddown plans to concentrate on sevenkey airports for freight and passengergateways in Indonesia. These airportshave met the criteria for developmentin the next 20 years, the DOT said. The airports include Kuala Namu...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    HKAA to take stake in Zhuhai airport

    The Hong Kong Airport Authorityplans to take a stake in ZhuhaiAirport after signing a joint-venturemanagement deal, aiming to capitaliseon emerging demand in the westernarea of the Pearl River Delta for hightechnologycargoes, the Standard reported,citing senior officials at ZhuhaiAirport. "We...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    MAHB airport charges lack transparency – IATA

    The International Air TransportAssociation (IATA) has urged the MalaysiaAirports Holdings Bhd (MAHB)and Malaysia’s Ministry of Transport toengage airlines in effective consultationswhen deciding on airport charges, Bernama News Agency reported. IATA said that there had been alack of transparency in...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    ATA blasts LAX for rental rate hike

    The Air Transport Association ofAmerica (ATA), the industry trade organisationof the leading U.S. airlines,has strongly criticised the Los AngelesCity Council’s decision to allow LAXto raise airport rental rates. In a statement, ATA said that it was"extremely disappointed" that LAX...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Nagpur airport all set to take off as cargo hub

    Airport and navigation charges todevelop Nagpur airport into a cargoand passenger hub, the Financial Expressreported. The exemption applies forairlines undertaking cargo operationsto and from the Nagpur airport andextends to both domestic and internationalsectors. According to civil aviation ministerPraful Patel,...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    EMA’s 2006 freight up by 4.7%

    East Midlands Airport (EMA) hasreported that its total freight includingtransit cargo was 300,291 tonnes in2006, up 4.7 percent year-on-year – thefirst time ever that EMA’s throughputhas exceeded 300,000 tonnes in a year.Bill Blanchard, cargo developmentmanager of East Midlands Airport,Nottingham,...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CEVA awarded contract with GM

    CEVA Logistics has expanded its activitieswith General Motors outside theUS with a new contract with GeneralMotors (Thailand). This is the first logistics contractbetween CEVA and GM in Thailand. ‘General Motors is the biggest automotivecompany in the world, and theiroperation...... Read More