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  • 01 Feb 2007

    Finnair switches to Aviapartner

    Aviapartner has signed a contractwith Finnair for the provision of cargohandlingservices in Brussels, Amsterdamand Paris-CDG. The contract in Brussels and Amsterdamhas been effective since thebeginning of December. In Paris-CDG,Aviapartner has started handling Finnair’scargo from the beginning ofJanuary. For the...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Aramex invests in wireless system

    Aramex has implemented a newUS$1.5 million wireless system thatenables its ground couriers to transmitcollection and delivery information inreal-time through new mobile handheldscanners. Aramex ground couriers in theGulf countries, in addition to Jordanand Lebanon, now use these devices.The new system...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Pemco inks Bluebird Cargo contract

    US-based freighter conversionspecialist, Pemco Aviation Group hasannounced that its subsidiary, PemcoWorld Air Services has signed a newcontract with Iceland-based BluebirdCargo to convert two B737-400s tofreighter configuration. The work willtake place at the STAECO facility inJinan, China following Pemco’s 2005partnership...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Airbus confirms orders for A330-200F

    Airbus has been given the go-aheadfor the industrial launch of the A330-200 Freighter and confirmed that GuggenheimAviation Partners, FlyingtonFreighters and Intrepid Leasing havesigned orders for a total of 32 AirbusA330-200 Freighters. US-based Guggenheim AviationPartners acting on behalf of one...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    MAE to convert 87 757’s for FedEx.

    ST Mobile Aerospace Engineering(MAE), the US subsidiary of Singapore-based ST Technologies Aerospace,has signed a massive Passenger-To-Freighter (PTF) conversion contractof 87 B757-200s with FedEx Express.Commencing in 2007, the contract isfor 87 aircraft. The contract follows last year’s decisionby FedEx to...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    CARGO 2000, IATA in e-freight pact

    IATA e-freight and Cargo 2000 saidthey have committed to work togetheron common industry process and standards,built on a unified campaign todrive quality and complete industry coveragefor electronic data interchange. IATA e-freight and Cargo 2000 aresignificant industry initiatives withinthe IATA...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    HAL forms JV with Irkut Corp

    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited hasentered into a $700 million joint ventureagreement with Irkut Corporationof Russia for manufacturing 60 tonnemulti role transport aircraft (MRTA)the Economic Times reported. Under this 50:50 venture, IlyushinDesign Bureau of Russia will design theMRTA and Irkut Corporation...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    DHL to develop RFID for pharma industry

    DHL has developed a new, pioneeringtechnology for the pharmaceuticalindustry that significantly improves themonitoring of temperature-controlledshipments. The new sensor tag is a combinationof temperature sensor and RFID radiochip. It permits continuous monitoringand recording of a pre-definedtemperature range as well as...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    TAP adopts Kale’s CSP

    TAP Portugal, the national airline ofPortugal, and Kale Consultants (Kale),the India-based provider of softwaresolutions and outsourced services tothe travel and transportation industry,have signed a contract to implementKale’s fully integrated enterprise-widecargo solution, known as CSP™. CSP™ has been designed to...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Hactl sets new tonnage record in 2006

    Hong Kong Air Cargo TerminalsLimited (Hactl) said it handled 2.56million tonnes in 2006, up 5.3 percentyear-on-year, and set a new annual tonnagerecord for the company, havingtopped the 2.5 million tonnes mark. Hactl said it handled a total of231,757 tonnes...... Read More