Freight Forwarders

  • BIFA gives thumbs-up to 3rd Heathrow runway

    The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has given qualified support to the UK government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow airport. “The stringent environmental conditions attached to the go-ahead, the possibility that a future administration could reverse...... Read More
  • Panalpina makes smooth Nigerian domestic exit

    Panalpina has said it made a “smooth withdrawal” from Nigeria after incurring major and costly problems in that West African market over the last couple of years. The Switzerland-based global forwarder and logistics provider said it would concentrate its...... Read More
  • China’s freight forwarders target emerging markets

    China’s SME freight forwarders are refocusing their marketing efforts on developing business in the emerging markets of Africa, Central Asia and Central Europe according to Henrik Christensen, Chairman and CEO of the China Logistics Club. Trade between Africa and...... Read More
  • Panalpina and Envirotainer

    Swiss forwarder Panalpina has signed a global agreement with Envirotainer to provide temperature-controlled aircargo containers for its new cold chain management business aimed at thepharmaceutical industry.... Read More
  • Servisair inks Emirates SkyCargo deal

    Servisair Cargo has been appointed Emirates SkyCargo’s cargo handling agent at Newcastle Airport, in the UK. Emirates will launch a Newcastle-Dubai service on September 1. A team of Servisair Cargo personnel will support the daily flight from Newcastle, which...... Read More
  • U-Freight inks cargo deal with Baiyun Airport

    U-Freight has become the first logistics company to sign a strategic cooperation agreement with Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, giving a guarantee of minimum cargo throughput. In a statement, the company said that the agreement will enable the airport to...... Read More
  • Continental Airlines

    Continental Airlines has increased itsnon-stop flights between Hong Kongand New York Newark Airport to seventimes a week. Separately, the US carriersaid it will launch non-stop B777-200 service between Newark and Mumbai,earlier than planned, following a positivemarket response. The four...... Read More
  • Armadillo

    Russia¡¯s domestic express and freight company, Armadillo said turnover in 2006 totalled RUR1,540 billion (44,2 million euros) up 51 percent compared to 2005. In 2006, Armadillo delivered more than 2,8 million parcels throughout Russia. Cargo traffic totalled 70,000 tonnes.... Read More
  • Avion Aircraft Trading

    Avion Aircraft Trading placed a firm order for eight A330-200 freighters, increasing its MoU commitment by two. The order follows leasing arrangements with Icelandair Cargo for four A330-200Fs, Airbus said. Deliveries will start in 2010.... Read More
  • Calendar

    Jun 12-15 Transport Logistics/Air Cargo Europe 2007, Munich International Trade Fairs, Munich, Germany. [email protected] Jun 18-24 Paris Air Show, Le Bourget, Paris, France. Jun 20-22 Federation of Asia Pacific Aircargo Associations, Executive Council Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand. [email protected] Jul...... Read More