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  • 01 Mar 2007

    The Lufthansa Group

    The Lufthansa Group reported preliminary full-year financial results and said it expects full-year earnings attributable to shareholders to soar nearly 77 percent to 800 million euros (US$1.05 billion) from the 453 million euros net profit posted in 2005. Detailed...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Sharjah International Airport

    Sharjah International Airport said final statistics for 2006 show a significant rise in freight handling at the airport, growing at 12.7 percent with tonnage increasing from 505,392 tonnes in 2005 to 569,511 tonnes in 2006.... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    SkyTeam

    The SkyTeam alliance has signed agreements with Air Europa, Copa Airlines and Kenya Airways, which will give them official Associate Airline status.... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Korean Air Cargo

    Korean Air Cargo will start a new B747-400 freighter service this month which will operate on the sector Incheon – Chengdu – New Delhi – Brussels with the return leg Brussels – Chengdu – Incheon.... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Aeroflot

    Aeroflot said it plans to retire 14 Tu- 134s this year and 28 Tu-154s by 2010, and replace them with SuperJet 100s and A320s. It will also acquire up to 15 used A330s and 22 new A350s instead of...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Air France KLM Group

    The Air France KLM Group will increase capacity by 5.4 percent in the coming summer season. Traffic to Latin America will be up 11.4 percent and to Asia up by 7.3 percent. Capacity to North America will increase by...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Etihad Airways

    Etihad Airways will begin thriceweekly flights from Abu Dhabi to Sydney this month using A340-500 aircraft with a cargo capacity of about 12 tonnes. The carrier will also begin non-stop Airbus A330-200 flights in August between Abu Dhabi and...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    TNT Express names Boots

    TNT Express has appointedOnno Boots as South EastAsia’s regional managingdirector. In this function hewill report directly to James McCormac, chief operatingofficer of TNT Express. Priorto his appointment, Bootsserved as director of globalaccount management (worldwide)in Amsterdam. He has served TNT...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    DHL in major Dubai expansion

    Deutsche Post World Net (DPWN) has announced major expansion in Dubai by DHL which will attract "multi-million US dollar investment." DHL Express plans to invest in a state-of-the-art air integrator hub facility on a 50,000 sqm plot at the...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    TNT Express inks MMGF deal

    TNT Express has won the regional spare parts distribution contract from Mitsubishi Motor. Mitsubishi Motor Parts Sales of Gulf FZE (MMGF), the sole and exclusive importer of Mitsubishi Motors in the region. TNT was selected for its high service...... Read More