Freight Forwarders

  • CHINA: SIA to buy stake in China Eastern

    Shares in China Eastern Airlines (CEA) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) were suspended at the end of last month amid reports that Singapore would soon buy up to a quarter of the loss-making, Shanghai-based carrier for nearly US$1 billion. Although...... 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
  • Cargoitalia

    Cargoitalia, the new all Italian cargo airline, has announced the appointment of Cesare Moreira as Italy sales vice president. Moreira joins Cargoitalia from Emirates Cargo where he was sales manager for Italy. The airline said in a statement that...... Read More
  • CHINA: NWA Cargo increases China service

    Northwest Air Lines (NWA) Cargo has announced that it has expanded its all-cargo freighter service to include daily frequencies to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, in China’s Guandongprovince. “These additional frequencies provide shippers with quicker and more convenient access to...... Read More
  • French post office adjusts strategy

    The French post office is adjusting its strategy and will once again concentrate on its core business – carrying letters. It is planning to sell its air transport subsidiary Europe Airpost – which was known by the name Aeropostale...... Read More
  • GCC postal units mull unified service

    Senior officials from postal service providers across the GCC gathered in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, last month to discuss the creation of a unified, region-wide delivery service. According to a report in the Arab News daily newspaper, the offi cials...... Read More