• Chinese ground handler looks to SE Asia for expansion

    Beijing Aviation Ground Services (BGS), the joint venture between Beijing-based Capital Airport Holding (CAH) and Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS), recently expanded its ground handling services in China. Now it is looking at new opportunities in Southeast Asia. Editor...... Read More
  • USPS to install new mail-sorting technology

    The US Postal Service is to install new mail sorting equipment that willimprove service whilst reducing costs.This technology successfully boostedpostal efficiencies in the processing,distribution, and delivery of letter mail.The new system will soon be applied tothe sorting of "flats"–...... Read More
  • E-commerce causes parcel surge for Emirates

    Parcel mail volumes are surging forEmirates due to a growth in onlinepurchases, according to a spokespersonfor the carrier, making up for a declinein letter mail volumes. "Post offices offer a better networkthan the integrators or other logisticsoperators as they...... Read More
  • Domodedovo International Airport

    Moscow’s Domodedovo InternationalAirport said 2006 cargo trafficreached 126,300 tonnes, a 6.8 percentyear-on-year increase. Cargo traffic volumein December 2006 amounted to11,900 tonnes, a 4.1 percent rise overDecember 2005.... Read More
  • Hongkong Post eyes mailing hub status

    Hongkong Post is planning tobecome a mailing hub for the mainlandin a move that could bring ithundreds of millions of dollars ayear, Postmaster General Tam Wingpongtold the Standard newspaper. Tam, who took over the position inJuly, said the growing...... Read More
  • HONG KONG: Cathay adds more freighters to Europe

    Cathay Pacific Airways said that it will add a total of 11 extra freighter flights each week to three major cities in Europe – Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Manchester – effective this month. With the extra services the airline’s freighter...... Read More
  • Emirates Post signs postal deals

    Emirates Post has signed two separateagreements with Yemen and Egypt.Abdulla Al Daboos, director general ofEmirates Post, signed memorandumsof understanding (MoU) with MohammedAli Morgham, director generalof Post Authority of Yemen, and AlaaFahmi, chairman of Egyptian NationalPost Authority. Under the agreement...... Read More
  • CHINA: TNT launches freight flights to China

    TNT has started direct freightflight services between Shanghai andits European hub at Liege, Belgium."The move is mainly ascribed to theincreasing market demand (for freight)between China and Europe," the newlynamed CEO in the Greater ChinaRegion, Michael Drake was quoted assaying...... Read More
  • Empost now covers 225 destinations globally

    Reinforcing its position as one of thetop courier companies in the MiddleEast, Empost, the UAE’s national couriercompany, now covers 225 destinationsaround the world including Australia,the American continents, Europe, FarEast, Indian Sub Continent, Africa andall the Middle East. What gives...... Read More
  • CHINA: Great Wall resumes freighter services

    Great Wall Airlines said it has resumedall-cargo air service betweenShanghai and Amsterdam six-timesa week, followed by a resumption ofservices to Mumbai and Chennai inIndia. Operations were suspended inAugust when the US Treasury Department’sOffice of Foreign AssetsControl (OFAC) imposed sanctions...... Read More