Freight Forwarders

  • 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
  • Fraport takes stake in NW China airport

    Germany’s Fraport, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, as become one of the sareholders of Xianyang nternational Airport in Nothwest China’s Shaanxi Province by obtaining a 24.5 percent stake, state media reported. Under an agreement signed last month, Fraport will...... Read More
  • UPS to open US air hub in China

    UPS and the Shanghai Airport Authority last month conducted a formal signing ceremony in another step towards construction of the UPS International Air Hub at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. The UPS International Air Hub, scheduled to open next...... Read More
  • Jade disappointment for Copenhagen

    Two out of three ain’t bad, as the saying goes, but it was nevertheless a disappointment for Copenhagen Airport that after landing new widebody freighter services from Air China and China Airlines last year, it missed outon its third...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: Etihad to boost India flights

    Etihad is looking to double its fl ights to Mumbai and New Delhi, and has singled out Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad as potential new destinations as India moves up the agenda in the airline’s expansion plans, Arabian- reported....... Read More
  • Transmile

    Malaysian cargo airline Transmile has announced the appointment of Robert Hyslop as group chief operating offi cer with effect from May 2, 2007. Hyslop joins Transmile from DHL Express where he spent 18 years, primarily in the Asia Pacifi...... Read More
  • AUSTRALIA: New cargo reporting system mooted

    The benefits of reporting cargo destined for Australia 24 hours prior to loading overseas has become clearer as a result of a recently completed Customsledmultination investigation. “The conclusion from talking with many stakeholders in Europe and the US is...... Read More