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  • 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
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Aeroflot Cargo appoints Finnish GSSA

    Helsinki-based Airline Services GSAOY, the Finnish member of the EGSACGSSA network – has been formallyappointed as Finnish GSSA for newlyformedAeroflot Cargo, after 6 yearsas a sub-sales agent for parent airlineAeroflot Russian Airlines. In addition to Aeroflot’s scheduleddaily A319 belly-hold...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    WFS looks for opportunities in Asia

    Following the opening of its jointventure, Bangkok Freight Services(BFS) at the new international airportin Bangkok in October 2006, WFS islooking for opportunities in new marketssuch as China and other large aircargo hubs in Asia. According to WFS president OlivierBijaoui,...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Vector Aviation thrives in booming Vietnam

    Vietnam will be one of Asia’s boomingair freight markets in the near future,predicts Do Xuan Quang, managingdirector of Ho Chi Minh City-basedGSA Vector Aviation. "Every year, Vietnam is seeing 22 percentgrowth in exports and air freightexports are growing by...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Aviapartner wins ramp license at Nice Airport

    Brussels-based European groundhandler, Aviapartner, said it has obtainedan extension of its handlinglicence at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport,for a period of seven years (starting 1January 2007), within the frameworkof a tender process launched in June2006. Aviapartner has been granted afull...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Dnata gets room to grow at last

    With the opening of a new cargo terminal, Dnata will finally get some much needed room to breathe at Dubai. Peter Conway explores the implications, and the handler¡¯s plans for the new airport at Jebel Ali.... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Impractical security bill unlikely to survive in US Senate

    There are hopeful signs that a bill, which calls for intensified screening of aircargo on passenger aircraft heading toward the US, which already passed by theDemocratic-controlled Congress last month, is unlikely to survive in the Senate. The provisions were...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Gateways

    Dubai-based new cargo operator, Liwa Air, which started service toAfghanistan last year with one AN-74 and two TU-204Cs, has expandedits services throughout the Arabian Peninsula. The carrier, headed byformer Etihad CEO, Robert Strodel, also operates out of Doha andBahrain....... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CHINA: ASEAN, China sign trade, services deal

    ASEAN leaders last month signed adeal on trade and services with China,bringing them a step closer to establishingthe world’s biggest free trade area, Xinhua Agency reported. The agreement, which covers telecommunications,transport, tourismand other services, will take effect fromJuly, according...... Read More