The Dubai-based Freight Systems group (FSL) said it has acquiredGerman freight forwarder APC Airand Sea GmbH. The move allows FSLcustomers to track their shipmentsthrough FRESCON, the onlinepurchase order management system.The German company has beenrenamed to Freight Systems GermanyGmbH. … [Read more...] about Freight Systems group
Asia Airfreight Terminal's (AAT)state-of-the-art Terminal 2 facility, builtat a cost of HK$1.75 billion, received itsoccupational permit and was declaredpractically completed at the end ofDecember. AAT general manager – planning &services, Nelson Lee said the new truckpark at the four-level facility, which hasbeen built adjacent to Terminal 1, wasput to use immediately after the RFIDbasedtruck control system was readyon December 26, 2006. "From mid-night of December 27,2006, … [Read more...] about HONG KONG: AAT’s Terminal 2 opens for business
ST Mobile Aerospace Engineering(MAE), the US subsidiary of Singapore-based ST Technologies Aerospace,has signed a massive Passenger-To-Freighter (PTF) conversion contractof 87 B757-200s with FedEx Express.Commencing in 2007, the contract isfor 87 aircraft. The contract follows last year's decisionby FedEx to acquire around 90of this type to replace its ageing Boeing727-200 fleet. ST Aero presidentTay Kok Khiang put the value of thecontract at $450-$470 million over theseven-year life of the … [Read more...] about MAE to convert 87 757's for FedEx.
Airport and navigation charges todevelop Nagpur airport into a cargoand passenger hub, the Financial Expressreported. The exemption applies forairlines undertaking cargo operationsto and from the Nagpur airport andextends to both domestic and internationalsectors. According to civil aviation ministerPraful Patel, work on the new cargoterminal will start in a few months.Patel also said that the governmentwas looking at opening up the aviationsector more and was already deliberatingallowing 74 … [Read more...] about Nagpur airport all set to take off as cargo hub
Pemco World Air Services has signeda contract with Iceland-based cargooperator, Bluebird Cargo to converttwo B737-400s to freighters in 2007.The conversion will be carried out at STAECO in Jinan, China. The Chinesespecialist previously converted two 737-300s to freighters for Bluebird. … [Read more...] about Pemco World Air Services