Tag: air cargo


  • Boeing

    Boeing and GE Commercial AviationServices (GECAS) have announceda 39-airplane order that includes 15Boeing 777s (a mix of seven 777-300ER(Extended Range) passenger aircraftand eight 777 freighters) and 24 Next-Generation 737-800s. The order isvalued at approximately $5.34 billionat list......

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  • INDIA: First Flight adds Bangalore to network

    First Flight Couriers has announcedthe addition of Bangalore to its recentlystarted aviation operations. With this,the company will be offering direct connectivitybetween the main trade hubsof the country — Chennai, Bangalore,Mumbai and Delhi. First Flight is also now......

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  • HONG KONG: Hactl sets new tonnage record in 2006

    Hong Kong Air Cargo TerminalsLimited (Hactl) said tonnage handledin the fourth quarter was 717,361tonnes, representing a year-on-yearincrease of 6.0 percent. Total volumehandled for the whole year of 2006topped the 2.5 million mark – a total of2,561,902 tonnes......

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  • Gateways

    Gateways

    Dubai-based new cargo operator, Liwa Air, which started service toAfghanistan last year with one AN-74 and two TU-204Cs, has expandedits services throughout the Arabian Peninsula. The carrier, headed byformer Etihad CEO, Robert Strodel, also operates out of......

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  • Austrian Post takes stake in trans-o-flex

    The Austrian Post (ÖsterreichischePost) has acquired 74.9 percent ofthe shares in trans-o-flex GmbH andassociated companies from Odewald &Co and Alpha Beteiligungsberatung.Odewald & Co and Alpha haveretained a holding of 25.1 percent.The transaction means that AustrianPost is strengthening......

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  • Empost now covers 225 destinations globally

    Reinforcing its position as one of thetop courier companies in the MiddleEast, Empost, the UAE’s national couriercompany, now covers 225 destinationsaround the world including Australia,the American continents, Europe, FarEast, Indian Sub Continent, Africa andall the Middle East.......

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  • DHL

    DHL

    DHL said it has appointed HerbertVongpusanachai, the country managerof DHL Express Thailand, as DHL Express’Indochina region manager. Theappointment highlights the company’splan to consolidate its position as themarket leader in the Indochina region,according to Yasmin Aladad Khan,senior vice-president......

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  • SPI acquires customs agency

    Swiss Post International (SPI) hastaken over Basel-based customs agency,FM Verzollungs AG. The company already works for SwissPost GLS and handles import and exportcustoms clearance on its behalf. SPI said in a statement that the acquisitionwill strengthen its......

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  • Airbus confirms orders for A330-200F

    Airbus has been given the go-aheadfor the industrial launch of the A330-200 Freighter and confirmed that GuggenheimAviation Partners, FlyingtonFreighters and Intrepid Leasing havesigned orders for a total of 32 AirbusA330-200 Freighters. US-based Guggenheim AviationPartners acting on behalf......

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  • DHL to employ wi-fi systems

    DHL said it is adopting thelatest "new generation" scanningtechnology, deployinga single system across theentire DHL US networkto prov ide enhanc e dshipment visibility for DHLcustomers. The new scanning devices,used to capture shipmentinformation by couriers andother operations personneland......

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