• CHINA: DHL starts domestic services in China

    DHL has become the first internationalforwarder to obtain the CATA(China Air Transport Association)domestic airfreight licence, enablingthe company to operate its new DHLDomestic Airfreight service in seventeenChinese cities. Up till now, China’sdomestic logistics market was servedonly by Chinese state-owned and...... Read More
  • DFW’s focus on Asia is paying off

    With seven Asian airlines currently running 39 flights a week to and from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, plus increased interest from carriers in using DFW as a transfer hub for cargo between Latin America and Asia, DFW has become...... Read More
  • CHINA: China Postal Airlines opens Japan service

    China Postal Airlines has started itssecond international service – a newfive-times weekly service uses a Boeing737-300 freighter – between Shanghai Pudong International Airport andOsaka airport in Japan. A Xinhua News Agency report saidthe service is intended to speed uppostal...... Read More
  • IJS Global enters UK logistics market

    IJS Global Inc., the fast-growingmulti-modal freight forwarder, customsbroker and non-vessel operating commoncarrier, has entered the importantUK freight & logistics market byacquiring majority ownership in London-headquartered Lupprians CargoExpress Limited, one of the country’sleading freight forwarding and logisticscompanies. Terms of the...... Read More
  • Four Soft Limited

    India-based software provider forlogistics and transportation, Four Soft Limited (4S) has entered into anagreement to acquire 100 percent ofDenmark-based Transaxiom HoldingA/S, a global provider of transportationand logistics solutions. The transactionvalue is approximately US$10million.... Read More
  • CHINA: SATS to expand ground handling

    Singapore Airport Terminal Services(SATS), the subsidiary of SingaporeAirlines, said that it, together with itsChinese partner Capital Airports Holding(CAH), will expand its ground-handlingbusinesses to cover eight otherChinese airports. With the expansion, SATS will havea presence of 13 airports in China...... Read More
  • EMA’s 2006 freight up by 4.7%

    East Midlands Airport (EMA) hasreported that its total freight includingtransit cargo was 300,291 tonnes in2006, up 4.7 percent year-on-year – thefirst time ever that EMA’s throughputhas exceeded 300,000 tonnes in a year.Bill Blanchard, cargo developmentmanager of East Midlands Airport,Nottingham,...... Read More
  • Freight Systems group

    The Dubai-based Freight Systems group (FSL) said it has acquiredGerman freight forwarder APC Airand Sea GmbH. The move allows FSLcustomers to track their shipmentsthrough FRESCON, the onlinepurchase order management system.The German company has beenrenamed to Freight Systems GermanyGmbH.... Read More
  • HONG KONG: AAT’s Terminal 2 opens for business

    Asia Airfreight Terminal’s (AAT)state-of-the-art Terminal 2 facility, builtat a cost of HK$1.75 billion, received itsoccupational permit and was declaredpractically completed at the end ofDecember. AAT general manager – planning &services, Nelson Lee said the new truckpark at the four-level...... Read More
  • Nagpur airport all set to take off as cargo hub

    Airport and navigation charges todevelop Nagpur airport into a cargoand passenger hub, the Financial Expressreported. The exemption applies forairlines undertaking cargo operationsto and from the Nagpur airport andextends to both domestic and internationalsectors. According to civil aviation ministerPraful Patel,...... Read More