Freight Forwarders

  • 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
  • Virgin Blue

    Australia’s Virgin Blue is reportedly planning to order seven B777-300ERs, which will be operated on long-haul services to the US.... Read More

    BLIND DATE – The following storywas submitted by a cargo gentlemanfrom an airline in the Middle East, whoshall remain anonymous, simply becausehe doesn’t play golf. Stevie Wonder and Tiger Woods arein a restaurant having dinner. Woods turns to Wonder...... Read More
  • 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
  • HONG KONG: HKG throughput in danger: DHL

    Hong Kong’s air cargo throughputfrom Mainland China passing through the territory will drop as trade growthbetween China and North Asia shiftsmore of the flow further north, theSouth China Morning Post reported,citing a senior DHL Express official. "Further trade links...... Read More
  • ACMG publishes annual analysis

    Air Cargo Management Group’s newly-released International Air Freight andExpress Industry Performance Analysis2006 provides a detailed assessmentof the international air cargo/expressindustry and the companies that competein this evolving market. Publishedannually since 1994, this 200-pagestudy provides the only comprehensivequantitative and qualitative...... Read More
  • Dnata gets room to grow at last

    With the opening of a new cargo terminal, Dnata will finally get some much needed room to breathe at Dubai. Peter Conway explores the implications, and the handler¡¯s plans for the new airport at Jebel Ali.... Read More
  • FIFI

    The train was quite crowded,so a U. S. Marine walked the entirelength looking for a seat, but the onlyseat left was taken by a well dressed,middle-aged French woman’s poodle. The war weary Marine asked,’Ma’am, may I have that seat?’...... Read More