Freight Forwarders

  • INDIA: Air India sets date for cargo launch

    Air India said it will launch its all freighter operations this month. The first all freighter aircraft, converted from an A 310 passenger aircraft will be deployed on the Kerala-Gulf sector. Air India, which in the early 1990s had...... Read More
  • Airport Parchim gets Chinese owner

    The northeastern regional airport of Schwerin-Parchim in Germany has been acquired by Beijing-based LinkGlobal Logistics for an undisclosed amount. The transaction, which will become effective on July 1, is the first of its kind in Europe with a Chinese...... Read More
  • PHILIPPINES: 2Go opens new supply chain facility

    2Go Supply Chain, a member of the Aboitiz Group plans to reduce its supply chain cost from 10 to 5 percent. The company has recently opened a supply chain facility in Pasig City headed by vice president Colin Ricardo...... Read More
  • Menzies announces third JV in India

    Menzies Aviation has announced a third joint venture in India, further extending its partnership with Bobba Group. Menzies and Bobba Group have signed a non-exclusive ground handling licence agreement with GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL). Menzies Bobba Ground...... Read More
  • MALAYSIA:MASkargo eyes higher earnings

    Malaysia Airlines Cargo (MASkargo) forecasts a pre-tax profit of M$200 million (US$58.4 million) for the year ending December 31, 2007, versus the M$179 million it earned last year, according to a report in The Star. Malaysia Airlines (MAS) managing...... Read More
  • Kenya Airways unit joins Cargo 2000

    Kenya Airways’ ground handling subsidiary has joined Cargo 2000. The GHA, which was formed in 1978 at the inception of the airline, currently handles close to 70 percent of all airfreight through Jomo Kenya International Airport, Nairobi, which incorporates...... Read More
  • 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