• AUSTRALIA: Qantas take-over $91m for executives

    Qantas executives will reportedly receive a A$91 million pay-out, including $8 million for chief executive Geoff Dixon, on their last day of employment with the ¡°old¡± airline if the controversial $11.1 million Airline Partners Australia take-over goes ahead. The...... Read More

    NIX LAX – Where will it land?? InNew York or Los Angeles?? A war of words broke out last monthbetween satisfied JKF airport officialsand extremely angry Los Angeles(LAX) airport executives, when thelatter accused Airbus that it had renegedon a...... Read More
  • 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
  • PHILIPPINES: Schenker completes BAX integration

    A new logistics company has started its operations in the Philippines that will provide a full suite of services such as multi-modal freight, logistics, and supply chain management. Schenker Philippines, Inc. led by its managing director Reiner Allgeier, was...... Read More
  • 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