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  • 01 Apr 2007

    Airbus flies A380 to Hong Kong for route proofing

    Airbus and Lufthansa at the endof last month flew an A380 to HongKong as part of global route proofingprogramme that also included visits toNew York and Chicago. At least half of the 20 airports thatare expected to get most...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Beijing confirms challenge to Boeing, Airbus

    The Chinese government has confirmedthat it had taken the “importantstrategic decision” to challenge Boeingand Airbus by setting up a state-ownedcompany to build passenger jets, theFinancial Times reported. A statementposted on the government’s web sitesaid the decision to begin researchand...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    China to build 37 airports in remote west

    China reportedly plans to invest 52billion yuan (6.7 billion dollars) inbuilding 37 new airports and expanding31 others in the west of the countryover the next four years. Citing China’s civil aviation authorities,the People’s Daily said thatwestern areas of the...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    TNT and FedEx run business in China alone

    The world’s Big Four express namesgradually step into an independentrunning term in China – which hasnodded their activities of operatingwholly owned affiliates in the countryaccording to the commitments to itsWTO entry – coinciding with two acquisitions,China Transportation Watchreported. Holland-based...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Balance of power is shifting to Chinese players

    The balance of power on Chinato Europe routes is shifting towardsChinese carriers, the World Air CargoForum in Dubai heard. Wolfgang Meier, head of owncontrolled capacity for forwarderPanalpina, noted the large amountof new capacity, most of it from Chinesecarriers, that...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Yangtze River makes inaugural US-China flight

    Yangtze River Express last monthmade its inaugural B747 freighterflight from Boston to Shanghai, witnessedby Massachusetts GovernorDeval Patrick, Boston Mayor ThomasMenino, representatives from Massportand the airline, Pacific Businessreported. The flight marked the first directair service of any kind between NewEngland...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Jade Cargo further expands network

    Chinese all-cargo carrierJade Cargo Internationalhas added four more destinationsto its flight schedulewith the delivery of its thirdfreighter in February. Jade Cargo took deliveryof the factory-new B747-400ER freighter from AmentumCapital, an Irelandbasedaircraft lessor. New destinations servedby Jade Cargo Internationalare Shanghai-Pudong,Luxembourg,...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Shippers’ support 3rd terminal at HKIA

    The Hong Kong Shippers’Council has come outin support of a proposalto build a third air cargoterminal at the Hong KongInternational Airport as itwill introduce increasedcompetition for more efficientcargo handling andbetter costing. In his message in theShippers’ Today, HKSCchairman Willy...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Kerry Logistics and Wincanton sign JV agreement

    Kerry Logistics and Wincantonhave signed a jointventure agreement to provideinternational supplychain solutions for customersshipping goods betweenthe Far East and Europe. With the increasing demandfor products manufacturedand sourced in Asia,the joint venture will enablecustomers to maintain asingle logistics relationshipfrom manufacturing...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Menlo Worldwide sets up part distribution for Embraer

    Menlo Worldwide said ithas been selected by Embraer,the world’s leadingmanufacturer of commercialjets up to 110 seats, tooperate a regional logisticshub providing dedicatedservice parts warehousingand distribution supportingthe launch of Embraer’sfamily of regional and executivejet aircraft in theAsia-Pacific market, includingmainland China....... Read More