Freight Forwarders

  • AFRICA: Kenyan considers joint freighter

    Kenyan Airways is looking at a twiceweekly B747F service from Nairobi toItaly, using a B747-200F freighter ofOcean Airlines, according to its headof cargo, Shawn McGuinness. The route might be supported withregional freighter flights into Nairobi,but no decision on this...... Read More
  • Russia: SAT starts Seoul flight for DHL

    SAT Airlines has started to carryout cargo charter flights from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to Seoul under a contractwith DHL Express, Russia & CIS EnergyNewswire reported. SAT Airlines commercial directorSergei Burdinsky told Interfax. "A contractto charter our An-24 was signedwith DHL Express...... Read More
  • Russia: Polet signs up for SITA system

    Polet Airlines, the Russian globaloutsize cargo carrier, has signed aseven-year contract for SITA’s AdvancedWeather System developed in partnershipwith the UK Met Office. Past recipient of a "Mission Impossible"award from the European Instituteof Air Transport Management, PoletAirlines said in a...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: Arabesk airlines eye greater co-operation

    The executive board of Arabesk,a grouping of Arab airlines, met inBahrain recently to discuss ways andmeans to strengthen ties and expandco-operation to serve their commoninterests, host carrier, Gulf Air, said ina statement. Arabesk’s members also includeYemenia, Middle East Airlines,...... Read More
  • THAILAND: Ceva Logistics begins operations in Thailand

    Apollo Management, the Dutchbasedprivate-equity company thatacquired TNT Logistics last December,has officially opened its local operationin Bangkok and will provide contractlogistics services under the new nameof Ceva Logistics (Thailand). The company plans to invest Bt100million (US$3.04 million) to Bt150 millionin...... Read More
  • Traxon Europe

    Wolfgang Michler has been named as the new head of the projects department at Traxon Europe. He joins Traxon from Lufthansa Cargo. Since joining the company in October 2006, his new responsibilities include planning, implementing and controlling the company’s...... Read More
  • JAPAN: Kansai Airport planning to double cargo capacity

    Kansai Airport said it will double the capacity of its air cargo terminal in plans made by the airport operating firm for the second phase of construction, The Yomiuri Shimbun reported. The airport, located on an artificial island in...... Read More
  • British Airways World Cargo

    British Airways World Cargo has announced the appointment of Steve Gunning as managing director, with effect from 2 April 2007. The appointment follows the promotion of previous managing director, Gareth Kirkwood, to director of operations at British Airways. Gunning...... Read More
  • HONG KONG: HK’s challenges need responses: consultant

    Hong Kong is a successful air cargohub with advantages over competinghubs that may take some time to erode,but nevertheless, the territory faces seriouschallenges, which require extensiveand challenging policy responses fromGovernment, an executive says. Speaking at a recent AerospaceForum, David...... Read More
  • More networking at AFA2007 Conference

    The format of the Air Freight Asia Conference, which was previously structured on two full days of five sessions each, has undergone some changes to give delegates more time for networking. "Based on feedback, which we received after the...... Read More