November 2017


  • IBS’ Vision for Air Cargo Industry

    IBS Software Services has progressed by leaps and bounds to become a leader in providing new-generation IT solutions to the travel, transportation and logistics industry. The wide spectrum of products and services that IBS off er includes managing mission-critical operations for major airlines, airports, oil and gas companies, cruise lines and tour operators around the world. Payload Asia sat down with Ashok Rajan, VP and head of Airline Cargo Services, IBS, who is responsible for the overall function of the cargo line of business.... Read More

AAPA Assembly of Presidents

  • 61st AAPA Assembly of Presidents

    The 61st Association of Asia Pacifi c Airlines (AAPA) Assembly of Presidents saw industry leaders gathering to discuss a number of important subjects impacting the air cargo industry. Aviation Security, Environment, Infrastructure, Slots, and Charges & Taxes, were among the topics that were covered in the two-day meeting.... Read More

From the Editor

  • Special Edition

    In this issue of Payload Asia, we are very pleased to bring you coverage of the Payload Asia Conference and Awards 2017, which successfully concluded in mid-October... Read More



  • SIAEC and AIESL collaborate

    SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) and Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL), a Air India Limited subsidiary providing maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a collaboration to offer MRO services in India.... Read More
  • 321 PC announce Vallair as launch customer

    321 Precision Conversions, LLC (321PC), announced Vallair Solutions sàrl, a wholly owned company of Vallair Capital S.A. (Vallair), as their launch customer for the passenger-tofreighter conversion of Airbus A321- 200 aircraft including the prototype aircraft and follow-on option aircraft.... Read More
  • CEVA celebrated two birthdays in Australia

    CEVA Logi s t ic s , celebrated two birthdays during October in Australia. The first marked ten years of operations as CEVA Logistics and the second was the first anniversary of the opening of its Victoria Supersite at Truganina.... Read More
  • Panalpina’s group profi tability continues to increase in 2017

    In the fi rst nine months of 2017, Panalpina grew volumes in air and ocean freight compared to the same period of last year. As the year progressed, group gross profi t as well as EBIT increased with every quarter. Year-on-year, Panalpina’s reported EBIT increased from CHF 67.5 million (adjusted YTD 2016: CHF 93.6 million) to CHF 72.1 million and the reported consolidated profi t increased from CHF 46.5 million (adjusted YTD 2016: CHF 72.6 million) to CHF 48.4 million.... Read More
  • B&H Worldwide joins WCA’s time critical network

    member of the WCA’s Time Critical Network. Effective October 2017 B&H’s global offi ce network is now a part of the world’s largest independent freight forwarder grouping. Joining the specialist part of the WCA will give the B&H team access to an even wider group of agents with aerospace and time - critical logistics requirements. At the same time B&H can brings its specialist aerospace capabilities into the reach of WCA members around the world.... Read More
  • K+N establishes global supply chain solution for

    Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has partnered with, which procures goods from global brands to support the growing demand from Chinese consumers for overseas products, to design a supply chain solution. Th is solution will provide stock keeping unit (SKU) visibility over’s in-bound supply chain before products are imported to China. Th e solution has been implemented within twelve months in an origin warehouse in Japan.... Read More

Cover Story

  • Oman Air: Small player, big dreams

    Content to remain in the shadows – at least for the moment – Oman Air has shown that it means business. Though its cargo department has contributed nine percent of the carrier’s total turnover, there are enough indications that cargo volumes are set to grow. But the question remains, whether the carrier’s plans for cargo growth face speed breakers now that CEO Paul Gregorowitsch has resigned. Sharang G finds out more.... Read More