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  • 01 Mar 2007

    BRUFA chief upbeat on Asean pacts

    Freight forwarders should take full advantage of three recently signed regional transport agreements, which will further develop their businesses in the Asean region and improve their chances of establishing partnerships with China and Japan, The Brunei Times quoted a...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    TAFA to host FAPAA ECM/AGM in Bangkok

    This year’s 35th Executive Council Meeting (ECM) and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Federation of Asia Pacific Aircargo Agents Associations (FAPAA) will be hosted by the Thailand Airfreight Forwarders Association (TAFA). The event will take place in Bangkok,...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    INFA, Asperindo refuse flawed income tax policy

    The Indonesian Forwarders’ Association (INFA), Indonesian Express Delivery Companies’ Association and seven other associations of service-providing companies have rejected Indonesia’s new income tax policy, which became effective on January 1. Asperindo chairman Johari Zein said the new income tax...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Changi buys stake in Nanjing airport

    Singapore’s Changi Airports International said it has bought a 29 percent stake in China’s Nanjing Lukou International Airport for US$138 million ¨C launching what is expected to be another bumper year for airport sales and privatisations. Changi Airports International...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Two new airports planned for Riyadh region

    There are plans to build two new domestic airports in the Riyadh region in Saudi Arabia, the Khaleej Times reported. The High Commission for the Development of Riyadh (HCDR) is looking for suitable sites on which to establish the...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    $2bn New Delhi airport revamp begins

    India last month started work on a project that will enable New Delhi airport to handle 37 million passengers a year by 2010, more than double its current capacity, aviation officials were quoted as saying by Gulf Daily News....... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Vatry reports growth in regular cargo traffic

    Freight traffic carried on scheduled services to and from Vatry airport last year totalled 33,000 tonnes, an increase of 12.3 percent on 2005. Global traffic remained stable at close to 38,000 tonnes. Growth in regular traffic was in large...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Schiphol Airport sale called off

    The incoming Dutch government has called off the planned sale of a minority stake in Amsterdam airport operator Schiphol Group, Reuters quoted Dutch TV channel NOS as saying, which cited unnamed sources. The outgoing Dutch government had planned to...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Los Angeles reports airfreight decline

    Los Angeles World Airports reported a 1.6 percent drop in cargo and mail handled during 2006 to 2,103,082 tonnes compared to the previous year. International passenger traffic experienced its first decline since 2003, dropping 3.3 percent year on year...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Rickenbacker post gains in 2006

    Strong December activity at Rickenbacker Airport closed 2006 with an annual increase. Rickenbacker reported a 19.7 percent increase in December cargo to close the year at over 250 million pounds (113.400 tonnes), a 0.7 percent increase over the 2005...... Read More