• Air Atlanta’s freighter dilemma

    The Iceland-based ACMI operator is excited to be getting its first B747-400Fs, but does that necessarily mean it is time to retire the -200Fs? Peter Conway analyses the dilemma.... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: Dubai DCA starts restructuring

    The Dubai Department of Civil Aviation has commenced implementation of a project to restructure its organisational set up, the Khaleej Times reported. The proposal, which is linked to the Dubai Strategic Plan 2007-2015, was approved late last year by...... Read More
  • FAGSA frustrated by airline silence

    Anti-trust laws are supposed toprevent customers from being manipulatedby collaboration betweensuppliers, but in the airline industry itschief effect seems to be creating a wallof silence on important topics. Such at least seems to be the experienceof FAGSA, the Federation...... Read More
  • Schiphol Airport sale called off

    The incoming Dutch government has called off the planned sale of a minority stake in Amsterdam airport operator Schiphol Group, Reuters quoted Dutch TV channel NOS as saying, which cited unnamed sources. The outgoing Dutch government had planned to...... Read More
  • 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