• 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
  • MAHB

    Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd(MAHB) has appointed former Celcom(Malaysia) Bhd vice president ofcorporate communications, NorlizaKamaruddin, as the general managerof corporate communications. MAHB said Norliza brought withher 18 years of corporate communicationsexperience in different industriessuch as insurance, IT, hospitality, andtelecommunications. She...... Read More
  • CHINA: ASEAN, China sign trade, services deal

    ASEAN leaders last month signed adeal on trade and services with China,bringing them a step closer to establishingthe world’s biggest free trade area, Xinhua Agency reported. The agreement, which covers telecommunications,transport, tourismand other services, will take effect fromJuly, according...... Read More
  • DHL

    DHL said it has appointed HerbertVongpusanachai, the country managerof DHL Express Thailand, as DHL Express’Indochina region manager. Theappointment highlights the company’splan to consolidate its position as themarket leader in the Indochina region,according to Yasmin Aladad Khan,senior vice-president of DHL...... Read More
  • France’s La Poste reports profit for 2006

    French national postal operator LaPoste said it will record a 700 millioneuros net profit in 2006, up by about25 percent on the figure of 557 millioneuros for 2005. La Poste noted that its balancesheet would be hit by an...... Read More
  • Schenker-Seino, BAX Global merge in Japan

    Schenker-Seino Co. and BAX GlobalJapan K.K. said they have completedthe merger between the two organisations.The combined company operatesunder the name Schenker-Seino Co.,Ltd, which will have about 460 employeesat 23 locations throughout Japan. Both companies have been active inthe Japanese...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: DHL completes Dubai hub refurbishment

    Following extensive growth in thelocal and regional express and logisticssector, DHL recently consolidated itslong-term commitment to the UAE withthe completion of an AED 3.5m refurbishmentproject at its Dubai Hub. Located at the heart of terminaltwo in Dubai International Airport,the...... Read More
  • Airbus confirms orders for A330-200F

    Airbus has been given the go-aheadfor the industrial launch of the A330-200 Freighter and confirmed that GuggenheimAviation Partners, FlyingtonFreighters and Intrepid Leasing havesigned orders for a total of 32 AirbusA330-200 Freighters. US-based Guggenheim AviationPartners acting on behalf of one...... Read More