Great Wall Airlines said it has resumedall-cargo air service betweenShanghai and Amsterdam six-timesa week, followed by a resumption ofservices to Mumbai and Chennai inIndia. Operations were suspended inAugust when the US Treasury Department'sOffice of Foreign AssetsControl (OFAC) imposed sanctions onthe parent company, China Great WallIndustry Corporation, for unacceptabletrading practices, which were unrelatedto those of the airline. Great Wall Airlines is now a Sino-Singapore joint … [Read more...] about CHINA: Great Wall resumes freighter services
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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 Suvarnabhumiinternational airport here, ChotisakAsapaviriya, Airports of Thailand'spresident, said, while denying a newspaperreport that said cracks were foundon the runway. "We found no damage to the runway. We have been urgently repairing the … [Read more...] about THAILAND: Bangkok airport's taxiways show cracks
Air Cargo Management Group's newly-released International Air Freight andExpress Industry Performance Analysis2006 provides a detailed assessmentof the international air cargo/expressindustry and the companies that competein this evolving market. Publishedannually since 1994, this 200-pagestudy provides the only comprehensivequantitative and qualitative independentanalysis of the US$71 billion globalair cargo industry. ACMG's new reportshows that the industry grew at a midsingle-digit rate in … [Read more...] about ACMG publishes annual analysis
Many observers ten years ago wouldhave said the posts had no real futuregiven the growth of e-mail. In fact,the development of the internet, andin particular e-commerce, is changingthe shape of the postal world in lessobvious ways. E-commerce is driving ashift in doorstep delivery from lettersto packets and parcels. McKinsey estimates that by 2050 halfof retail sales will be via the internet.Who is going to deliver the goods?Posts, at least in the developed world,have the best capability to … [Read more...] about Is the world is changing in favour of the Posts?
Air India has appointed DariusChibber as head of the airline's cargodivision. Based in New Delhi, Chibber,who brings many years of experience inthe airline industry to his new position,will oversee the carrier's global cargoactivities. In one of his previous positions,he was regional cargo managerfor Air India in Singapore. … [Read more...] about Air India
Leading logistics and transportationprovider, Aramex has boosted its operationsin Canada with the opening ofan office in the country's business andcommercial heartland, Toronto. Situated on the city's internationalairport, the Toronto operation will beoffering a full range of air and oceanservices. The expansion of Aramex'Canadian services, which already operatein Montreal, follows the company'sglobal expansion plan which seeks toestablish additional presence in keymarkets around the … [Read more...] about Aramex opens Toronto office