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  • 01 Feb 2007

    CHINA: SATS to expand ground handling

    Singapore Airport Terminal Services(SATS), the subsidiary of SingaporeAirlines, said that it, together with itsChinese partner Capital Airports Holding(CAH), will expand its ground-handlingbusinesses to cover eight otherChinese airports. With the expansion, SATS will havea presence of 13 airports in China...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CHINA: Great Wall resumes freighter services

    Great Wall Airlines said it has resumedall-cargo air service betweenShanghai and Amsterdam six-timesa week, followed by a resumption ofservices to Mumbai and Chennai inIndia. Operations were suspended inAugust when the US Treasury Department’sOffice of Foreign AssetsControl (OFAC) imposed sanctions...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CHINA: TNT launches freight flights to China

    TNT has started direct freightflight services between Shanghai andits European hub at Liege, Belgium."The move is mainly ascribed to theincreasing market demand (for freight)between China and Europe," the newlynamed CEO in the Greater ChinaRegion, Michael Drake was quoted assaying...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CHINA: China Postal Airlines opens Japan service

    China Postal Airlines has started itssecond international service – a newfive-times weekly service uses a Boeing737-300 freighter – between Shanghai Pudong International Airport andOsaka airport in Japan. A Xinhua News Agency report saidthe service is intended to speed uppostal...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CHINA: DHL starts domestic services in China

    DHL has become the first internationalforwarder to obtain the CATA(China Air Transport Association)domestic airfreight licence, enablingthe company to operate its new DHLDomestic Airfreight service in seventeenChinese cities. Up till now, China’sdomestic logistics market was servedonly by Chinese state-owned and...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CHINA: Air China launches Delhi service

    Prompted by increasing Sino-Indiatrade co-operation and fast development in the tourism sector in particular,Air China, the largest carrierin mainland China started its directDelhi-Beijing flight in October lastyear. After the launch of thrice weeklyB767-200 passenger service with bellyspace left for...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CHINA: CSA looks beyond AF-KL Cargo venture

    China Southern Airlines is reportedlyin talks with other foreign carriersbesides Air France-KLM for an aircargo joint venture, Reuters reportedquoting the airline’s chief financialofficer, Xu Jiebo. Xu said Air France was neither apreferred partner nor an exclusive foreigncounterpart for the...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CHINA: Chinese heavyweights pick Copenhagen

    Copenhagen airport has long beenseen as a useful hub by Singapore Airlinesand Korean Air Cargo. However,the addition of two Chinese heavyweightsin the last few months seemsto be catapulting the airport into thebig league. The airport saw Air China startthree...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    HONG KONG: Cathay adds more freighters to Europe

    Cathay Pacific Airways said that it will add a total of 11 extra freighter flights each week to three major cities in Europe – Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Manchester – effective this month. With the extra services the airline’s freighter...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    HONG KONG: HKG throughput in danger: DHL

    Hong Kong’s air cargo throughputfrom Mainland China passing through the territory will drop as trade growthbetween China and North Asia shiftsmore of the flow further north, theSouth China Morning Post reported,citing a senior DHL Express official. "Further trade links...... Read More