Freight Forwarders

  • INDIA: FDI in cargo airlines to go up

    The Indian Government is considering a proposal to allow foreign airlines to pick up a minority stake in domestic cargo airline operations. "The Ministry has proposed allowing 100 FDI in sea plane, helicopter operations and setting up of Maintenance...... Read More
  • BAN

    BAN – We admit it’s a bit late, but asyou know we never let an opportunitygo pass if it concerns the tobacco Mafia.Depending on whose side you’re on,this one is quite hilarious. Organisers of the Tobacco AsiaExpo 2007, which...... Read More
  • AUSTRALIA: WPC continues to expand global reach

    The world¡¯s largest dedicated project forwarding company, Worldwide Project Consortium said it has made several new franchise appointments. WWPC general manager, Kevin Stephens, speaking from the company¡¯s headquarters in Queensland, Australia, said representatives had now been appointed in Cambodia,...... Read More
  • VIETNAM: Vietnam Air to be part-privatised

    Vietnam Airlines, which carried more than 106,000 tonnes of freight in 2006, up 9.8 percent year-on-year, will be partially privatised next year, press reports in Vietnam said, citing the communist government. Vietnam Airlines, one of the most profitable state-owned...... 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