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  • 01 Mar 2007

    Lufthansa to provide cargo handling

    Lufthansa Cargo said it has set up a company to provide freight handling services for itself as well as for airfreight forwarders. The new Handling Counts GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Cargo, will begin operating initially at the...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Siemens wins handling systems orders

    Siemens said it has won orders worth more than 16 million euros for the supply of baggage and cargo handling systems in the United Arab Emirates. The Siemens Industrial Solutions and Services Group (I&S) has been awarded the contract...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Airlines oppose ground handling policy

    The new ground handling policy proposed by the Indian government for the six airports in the country has been opposed by sections of the domestic airline industry. Air Sahara, SpiceJet and Jet Airways have all expressed apprehensions on the...... Read More
  • 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