Are airports and ground handlers in APAC ready for a vaccine? That was the question we tried to answer when we published part 1 of this Q&A series with Changi Airport. The airport says it has 12 companies that are CEIV certified, with UPS SCS (Singapore) and DSV Air & Sea Singapore joining the others to form [email protected] dnata meanwhile introduced cool dolly services at the air cargo hub to provide cold storage capabilities. This would mitigate the risk of temperature excursion … [Read more...] about Part 2: Are airports and ground handlers in APAC ready for a vaccine?
Chinese express carrier YTO Cargo Airlines will operate thrice weekly services between Singapore and Hangzhou for Alibaba’s e-commerce shipments with Cainiao Network starting 2 November, with the first of many arriving at Changi Airport earlier today at 1600 hrs. The direct airfreight route between Hangzhou and Singapore is expected to improve Cainiao’s global delivery within 72 hours in Southeast Asia, amidst a surge in cross-border e-commerce orders and year-end online shopping … [Read more...] about Changi Airport welcomes YTO Cargo’s Hangzhou-Singapore service
Singapore-based IT company CargoAi says its digital solutions are designed by air cargo people for air cargo people. Its founders worked with some of the top tech and logistics firms like Amazon, Microsoft, FCS Computer Systems, Air France-KLM, DB Schenker, and Dyson. By combining their cargo experience with technology, the team of experts is making digitalisation simple and CargoAi intends to prove it. Also read: PayCargo snags US$35 million investment led by Insight Partners The … [Read more...] about CargoAi banks on experience to make digitalisation easy
Venture fund and accelerator Starburst has launched the Aviation Tech Accelerator Program in Singapore, aiming to provide solutions for airlines, airports, ground handlers, MRO companies and other players in the aviation industry, a press release confirmed. The programme is supported by Enterprise Singapore, Singapore Airlines, SATS and Panasonic Avionics Corporation, with mentorship support from the Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore), Microsoft, Cocoon Capital and … [Read more...] about Venture fund Starburst launches aviation accelerator programme in Singapore
Cainiao Smart Logistics Network is set to operate four weekly chartered flights between Singapore and Hangzhou, marking its maiden Singapore-China air freight route, in line with the company’s commitment to deliver globally within 72 hours, a press release confirmed. Cainiao says the new route was established to provide more stability in air freight given the lack of air transport amidst the pandemic. The Chinese logistics company is expecting increased cross-border e-commerce … [Read more...] about Cainiao pilots Singapore-China airfreight route amidst booming e-commerce
Singapore announced it will relax border measures starting 1 September to allow general travel to and from Brunei and New Zealand, after taking into account low-risk countries where the virus situation is under control. Foreign visitors from both nations will be subject to a Covid-19 test upon arrival, in lieu of a stay-home notice (SHN), according to the Ministry of Health, whilst those travelling to the two countries will be subject to requirements imposed … [Read more...] about SIA, trade associations welcome Singapore’s easing of border restrictions