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  • 01 Mar 2007

    Air Logistics welcomes CAL expansion at JFK

    Air Logistics America has welcomedthe third B747 freighter service thatIsrael-based operator C.A.L. CargoAir Lines last month launched to NewYork’s JFK airport. Air Logistics said that the new servicewill add a much-needed Saturdaymorning departure that complimentsCAL’s existing Thursday and Sundayflights...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Charter Agency expands to Middle East

    The Lufthansa Cargosubsidiary Charter AgencyGmbH has opened an officeat Sharjah InternationalAirport, which is the thirdstation worldwide of the rapidlygrowing German broker¨C after establishing branchesin Chicago and Hong Kong. Sharjah has been pickedas a new site because manyRussian charter companiesand...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    SGS to handle Icelandair at Paris

    Icelandair has picked SASGround Services (SGS) asits new ground handler atCharles de Gaulle Airport inParis. The contract startedon February 1 and togetherwith SGS’ current servicesto Icelandair in the Nordiccountries involves some 2,450departures per year. Icelandair is operating fourflights weekly...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Airnautic proves there is still a place for the independent

    With companies such as ECS andAir Logistics trumpeting the benefitsof multinational GSAs, is there still aplace in the world for single countryGSAs? L¨¦on Meier, president of Airnautic,one of Switzerland’s oldest GSAs andrepresentative in that country of ChinaSouthern, Air New...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Tiger Airways to launch Australian airline

    Singapore’s Tiger Airways plansto launch a new domestic Australianairline to compete with local carriersQantas and Virgin Blue. Tiger Airways, a low-fare airline partlyowned by Singapore Airlines, said it wasseeking regulatory approval to establisha third domestic airline. The carriermodels itself...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    GB Airways appoints GSSA

    GB Airways has appointed Air LogisticsGroup as its exclusive network-widecargo General Sales and Service Agent(GSSA). The decision follows a review bythe airline of its cargo contract and acomprehensive three-way closed tenderprocess. The contract will take effectfrom April 1. Air...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Swiss hopes for more Jade destinations

    Will Leipzig be the next Europeandestination for Jade Cargo International,as it takes delivery of its thirdfreighter? If so, it will be good news for SwissWorldCargo, the cargo arm of SwissInternational Air Lines, which acts as itsGSA in Germany, Switzerland,...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    EL AL hands Heathrow handling to WFS

    EL AL, Israel’s national airline, hasawarded its cargo handling contract atLondon Heathrow to Worldwide FlightServices (WFS). The airline currently operates 13flights a week from Heathrow to TelAviv. Using a combination of Boeing777, 767, 757 and 747 passenger aircraft,EL AL...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Lufthansa Cargo Center posts strong growth

    The Lufthansa Cargo Center atFrankfurt Airport said it posted a newtranshipment record in 2006, handlingabout 1.58 million tonnes, an increaseof around 4.5 percent on the year-earlierlevel. A total of about 2.1 millionindividual shipments passed throughthe Lufthansa Cargo Center in...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    India welcomes Finnair’s fourfold capacity increase

    Finnair’s decision to quadruple itsflights to India has been welcomedby its cargo GSSA, Global AviationGroup. Global represented Finnair as anoffline carrier for many years, beforethe airline began direct services fromDelhi in October 2006. Since then, Globalhas been virtually filling...... Read More