Tag: Air Forwarding

  • 100% screening feasible, says handler

    100% screening feasible, says handler

    100 percent screening of air cargois perfectly feasible and would be amore sensible system than the currentKnown Shipper system, according toOlivier Bijaoui, president and CEO ofWorldwide Flight Services (WFS), theworld’s largest cargo handler. Speaking in response to......

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  • Hong Kong Airlines

    Hong Kong-based CR Airways hasbeen renamed Hong Kong Airlines.The carrier operates three B737-800sand has signed a MoU for 10 787s and30 737s....

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  • MIDDLE EAST: Gulf Air Cargo mulls Amsterdam

    MIDDLE EAST: Gulf Air Cargo mulls Amsterdam

    Gulf Air Cargo is to operate a twicea week charter flight on the Bahrain-Chennai-Bangalore-Amsterdam sector.In a statement, the airline said that itwould operate an Airbus A-300 aircrafthaving a capacity of 40 tonnes on thenew route. "Initially, the......

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  • SINGAPORE: CAAS to invest, manage airports in China

    Having been overtaken by ShanghaiPudong International Airport with its2.16 million tonnes of cargo handled in2006 – against Singapore’s 1.91 million- Singapore is changing its tactics, TheStar reported. According to Yeo Kia Thye, cargochief at the Civil Aviation......

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  • CHINA: Air China launches Delhi service

    Prompted by increasing Sino-Indiatrade co-operation and fast development in the tourism sector in particular,Air China, the largest carrierin mainland China started its directDelhi-Beijing flight in October lastyear. After the launch of thrice weeklyB767-200 passenger service with bellyspace......

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  • EMA's 2006 freight up by 4.7%

    East Midlands Airport (EMA) hasreported that its total freight includingtransit cargo was 300,291 tonnes in2006, up 4.7 percent year-on-year – thefirst time ever that EMA’s throughputhas exceeded 300,000 tonnes in a year.Bill Blanchard, cargo developmentmanager of East......

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  • TNT starts direct marketing venture in China

    TNT starts direct marketing venture in China

    In contrast to Europe, where TNTis already seeing rapid growth as ittakes advantage of European Unionledliberalisation in mail markets, opportunitiesin Asia for its mail divisonremain limited. Though TNT’s express parcels networkin the region is expanding rapidly,and though......

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  • Birkart Globistics

    Birkart Globistics air + ocean hasannounced the retirement of its CEO,Michael U. Villinger.Villinger has been succeeded byHelmut Kaspers, who joined the managementteam in October 2006. Heassumed his position as Group CEOon January 1, 2007....

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  • SPI strengthens customs competency

    Swiss Post International (SPI) saidit has acquired FM Verzollungs AGin Basel. The customs agency alreadyworks for Swiss Post GLS – a Swiss Postcompany – and handles import andexport customs clearance on its behalf.The acquisition will strengthen SPI’sposition......

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  • HKAA to take stake in Zhuhai airport

    The Hong Kong Airport Authorityplans to take a stake in ZhuhaiAirport after signing a joint-venturemanagement deal, aiming to capitaliseon emerging demand in the westernarea of the Pearl River Delta for hightechnologycargoes, the Standard reported,citing senior officials at......

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