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  • 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
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Air China reports record profit

    Air China and Air Macauparent Air China Ltd. earneda 2006 net profit of CNY3.19billion (US$411.8 million),up 86.71 percent over theprior year, on a 17.4 percentlift in operating revenue toCNY44.9 billion. Chairman Li Jiaxiang saidthe result was in part dueto...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Shenzhen offers subsidies to cargo airlines

    Shenzhen authoritiesin southern China areoffering subsidies to airlinesthat launch all-cargoroutes from Shenzhen InternationalAirport to spureconomic growth and thedevelopment of the industry,reports said. Companies will be eligiblefor a subsidy of up to10 million yuan (US$1.29million) for each aircraftannually, provided theybase...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Chengdu truffles find new market in Europe

    After selling mushrooms of the tricholomamatsutake variety to Japan forvery many years, which at the heightof the season in summer meant anaverage volume of about 50 tonnes,mainly transported by Air China, WangJin, director of the Chengdu ShanxingCompany, in 1995...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Russia: ABC becomes Cargo 2000 member

    Russia’s scheduled cargo airline,AirBridge Cargo (ABC) said it hasjoined Cargo 2000 and will use its qualitysystem to underpin its commitmentto the highest levels of customer service.As the scheduled cargo airline ofVolga-Dnepr Group, ABC commencedoperations in 2004. Stan Wraight, vice...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Calendar 2007

    Apr 11-13 ACMG’s 5th Annual Freighter Aircraft Workshop, Grand Hyatt, Seattle WA, USA. [email protected] Apr 15-17 The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) Executive Conference and Annual General Meeting, Cologne Bonn Airport, Germany. [email protected] Apr 18-20 4th China Aircargo Summit...... Read More