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
  • Vector Aviation thrives in booming Vietnam

    Vietnam will be one of Asia’s boomingair freight markets in the near future,predicts Do Xuan Quang, managingdirector of Ho Chi Minh City-basedGSA Vector Aviation. "Every year, Vietnam is seeing 22 percentgrowth in exports and air freightexports are growing by...... Read More
  • Air France KLM Group

    The Air France KLM Group will increase capacity by 5.4 percent in the coming summer season. Traffic to Latin America will be up 11.4 percent and to Asia up by 7.3 percent. Capacity to North America will increase by...... Read More
  • Lufthansa Cargo Center posts strong growth

    The Lufthansa Cargo Center atFrankfurt Airport said it posted a newtranshipment record in 2006, handlingabout 1.58 million tonnes, an increaseof around 4.5 percent on the year-earlierlevel. A total of about 2.1 millionindividual shipments passed throughthe Lufthansa Cargo Center in...... Read More
  • SkyTeam

    The SkyTeam alliance has signed agreements with Air Europa, Copa Airlines and Kenya Airways, which will give them official Associate Airline status.... Read More
  • Charter Agency expands to Middle East

    The Lufthansa Cargosubsidiary Charter AgencyGmbH has opened an officeat Sharjah InternationalAirport, which is the thirdstation worldwide of the rapidlygrowing German broker¨C after establishing branchesin Chicago and Hong Kong. Sharjah has been pickedas a new site because manyRussian charter companiesand...... Read More