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  • 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
  • 01 Mar 2007

    PHILIPPINES: Gulf Air to boost cargo capability

    Gulf Air is ordering nine new wide-bodied aircraft to boost its cargo capability. A report by the Bulletin quoted Roberto Hukom, Gulf Air Philippines country manager that the new aircraft will boost not only the airline’s cargo capacity but...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    PHILIPPINES: Schenker completes BAX integration

    A new logistics company has started its operations in the Philippines that will provide a full suite of services such as multi-modal freight, logistics, and supply chain management. Schenker Philippines, Inc. led by its managing director Reiner Allgeier, was...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    THAILAND: Bangkok cargo cost warning

    Logistics operators in Thailand have warned that operating costs will soar 80 percent if cargo handling is to be duplicated across two airports with the reopening of Bangkok¡¯s Don Muang Airport. A spokesman for the Thai Airfreight Forwarders Association,...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    VIETNAM: Exim loan for Vietnam

    The US Eximbank will lend US$400 million to help Vietnam Airlines purchase four Boeing 787 aircraft, state media said, in what would be the first US loan to Vietnam after Hanoi secured its WTO membership. Vietnam won a formal...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    VIETNAM: Vietnam Air to be part-privatised

    Vietnam Airlines, which carried more than 106,000 tonnes of freight in 2006, up 9.8 percent year-on-year, will be partially privatised next year, press reports in Vietnam said, citing the communist government. Vietnam Airlines, one of the most profitable state-owned...... Read More