Tag: asia cargo news


  • THAILAND: Bangkok airport’s taxiways show cracks

    Airports of Thailand, the operatorof the US$4.1 billion Bangkok airportthat was opened four months ago, saidthe taxiway of its airport in the capitalis cracked and needs repairing. The cracks don’t affect the safety offlight operations at the......

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  • CHINA: WFS in talks about handling contract Global cargo handler

    CHINA: WFS in talks about handling contract Global cargo handler

    WorldwideFlight Services (WFS) is in advancednegotiations with China Eastern aboutproviding management expertise fortheir handling operations in China,according to its president and chiefexecutive, Olivier Bijaoui. "They and their China Cargo subsidiaryare already a large customer forus in Europe,"......

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  • Japan Post transfers fail on system glitch

    Japan Post last month said that some10,000 automatic withdrawals frompostal savings accounts failed over fourbusiness days due to a computer systemglitch, Kyodo News reported. The troubleemerged as Japan Post made some modifications to its computer systemto prevent......

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  • How a liberalised mail market works

    What does a liberalised mail marketlook like? What might an Asian countryexpect if it allowed competitors to itsnational post office? For an answer, one might look at theUK, which is one of the most liberalisedmarkets in the......

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  • American Airlines Cargo

    American Airlines Cargo

    Mark Najarian, vice president ofglobal cargo sales and marketing atAmerican Airlines Cargo, has replacedKevin Diamonti as vice president ofcargo operations. Diamonti led thecargo operations team since 2001, andhas been selected to run American’scorporate safety programme.Najarian will be......

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  • DHL bags Saudi Aramco’s contract

    DHL Supply Chain, the logisticsspecialist at Deutsche Post World Net,has concluded a 10-year multi-milliondollarcontract with the world’s numberone crude oil producer, Saudi Aramco.DHL has been contracted to developthe oil giant’s national logistics infrastructure.This includes the provision,management and......

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  • CARGO 2000, IATA in e-freight pact

    IATA e-freight and Cargo 2000 saidthey have committed to work togetheron common industry process and standards,built on a unified campaign todrive quality and complete industry coveragefor electronic data interchange. IATA e-freight and Cargo 2000 aresignificant industry initiatives......

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  • DHL expands TDD service to Vietnam

    DHL has expanded itsTime Definite Delivery (TDD)service to Vietnam. A suite oftime-definite delivery products,DHL’s TDD portfoliocomprises StartDay Expressfor guaranteed delivery by 9a.m., and MidDay Express fordelivery by noon. With this latest serviceenhancement, DHL will startproviding MidDay Express......

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  • Singapore Airlines

    Singapore Airlines said it will addtwo direct flights between Singaporeand Shanghai starting on March 25,the Shanghai Daily reported. With thenew flights SIA will operate a total of65 flights from Singapore to Shanghai,Beijing, Guangzhou and Nanjing....

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  • INDIA: DTDC to launch new product

    India-based express logistics firm,DTDC will launch a new premiumproduct that will seek to deliver greatervalue for money to those seeking topof the line service at below marketleader prices. Termed "V Series," the service willdeliver documents up to......

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