• Singapore Airlines

    Singapore Airlines’ subsidiary Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) said that its president and chief executive, Ng Chin Hwee will soon leave the company to take up a senior position at SIA. SATS said Ng will be promoted to his,...... Read More
  • 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
  • JAPAN: JAL to launch new routes with B767Fs

    Japan Air Lines (JAL) has announced that following the introduction of new B767 freighters this summer, it will launch cargo flights to Tianjin and Qingdao from July 2007 and to Jakarta from October 2007. During the coming year JAL...... Read More
  • Post Danmark sells distribution unit

    Post Danmark has decided to sell its shares (49 percent) in Morgendistribution Danmark to 365 Media Scandinavia, who will thus become the sole owner. Last year, Post Danmark committed itself to establishing Morgendistribution Danmark due to the opening of...... Read More
  • 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
  • JAPAN: ANA to wet-lease freighters from ABX Air

    All Nippon Airways (ANA) has applied for Japanese government’s permission to wet-lease two Boeing 767-200SF freighter aircraft, on ACMI contracts, from US-based ABX Air. The aircraft, each with a payload of 40 tonnes, will be used on China routes...... Read More
  • Pilots strike over Europe Airpost sale

    Pilots and ground staff at Europe Airpost were on strike last month following news that France’s La Poste is to sell the mail, cargo and passenger airline. The strike caused delays to night post and, during the day, passenger...... Read More
  • 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
  • INDONESIA: Cebu Pacific opens Manila-Jakarta service

    Manila-based Cebu Pacific haslaunched direct flight from Manilato Jakarta, starting with three weeklyflights. The new service makes the carrierthe first to offer direct flights onthe route. With this service CEB is trying to setapart its rival, Philippine Airlines, whichhas...... Read More
  • Indian postal department to use RFID

    If all goes well, the Indian postal department (DoP) will be the first organisation to use radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for its express parcels and logistics posts, the Financial Express reported. To realise its ambition, the department proposes...... Read More