• Schenker adds HK to paper-free target

    Schenker Australia has added Hong Kong to destinations using paper-free airfreight shipments from Australia. Last month the company successfully completed first trial shipments with electronic freight documentation on the routes Sydney-Singapore-Sydney with Singapore Airlines and Sydney-Hong Kong-Sydney with Qantas....... Read More
  • Insurance alternative to bank guarantees: The Thai experience

    Beginning of the year 2001, IATA raised concerns over the aggregated sales volume generated in a period of 30 days by agents far exceeding the current financial collateral at the time. As a result IATA proposed to increase amount...... Read More
  • Sri Lanka: SriLankan takes measures to cut fuel usage

    SriLankan Airlines said it is focusing on sharply reducing its fuel usage to counter the challenge posed by high global oil prices. A series of fuel-saving measures has already been implemented, while more will be put in place within...... Read More
  • Singapore: IATA points to drop in air cargo traffic

    Figures published recently by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show a continued slowing of demand for air transport. Cargo traffic contracted by 1.9 per cent in July compared with the same month last year, while passenger demand growth...... Read More