Archive for the ‘Cargo’ Category

UK and UAE in airfreight security agreement

A YEAR after Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) tried to send two parcel bombs to the US via Dubai [UAE] a new security agreement has been reached. UK officials have struck the deal with the UAE to deter potential terrorists from using Dubai as a transit point, Alistair Burt, a minister in the...

November 21st, 2011 | Cargo | Read More

ICAO Joins Airlines, Nations in Opposing Emissions Trading Scheme

C o n n i e H e d e g a a r d , E U Commissioner for Climate Action, vows an ICAO declaration will not stop blanket enforcement of the EU’s emissions trading scheme. The governing council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), meeting on November 2 in Montreal, adopted a declaration...

November 21st, 2011 | Cargo, Default | Read More

ICAO Joins Airlines, Nations in Opposing Emissions Trading Scheme

C o n n i e H e d e g a a r d , E U Commissioner for Climate Action, vows an ICAO declaration will not stop blanket enforcement of the EU’s emissions trading scheme. The governing council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), meeting on November 2 in Montreal, adopted a declaration...

November 20th, 2011 | Cargo, Default | Read More

Ethiopian Airlines order four 777fs

ETHIOPIAN has become the first African carrier to order four 777Fs. The order is valued at approximately US$1.1 billion. “As the largest African cargo carrier operating in some of the fastest growing trade lanes of the world – between Africa and Europe, Middle East and Asia – the new 777 freighter...

October 25th, 2011 | Cargo, Default | Read More

cathays’ at its best

THE Asian market may be down at present, but Cathay is placing its bets on Chengdu (China) with two new freighter flights a week. The flights, starting 12 October, will tap the fast-growing demand for air cargo services in the nation’s manufacturing hub. The aircraft will then continue on to Shanghai,...

October 25th, 2011 | Cargo | Read More

PAL Cargo – Normalcy Restored

Following almost two weeks of disruption Philippine Airlines (PAL) has resumed cargo services operating out of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 in Manila. PAL cargo operations were suspended on 27 September when the ground crew union staged protests after PAL’s plans to implement a...

October 25th, 2011 | Cargo | Read More

Business as usual at DHL

AT a time when rivals FedEx and UPS are seeing demand wane it is business as usual at DHL Express. The company does not plan to cut capacity, Larry Rosen, chief financial officer of DHL parent Deutsche Post, said. In fact the company is expanding its network, half of which starts or ends in Asia, where...

October 25th, 2011 | Cargo | Read More

Qatar Airways’ cargo division

QATAR Airways’ cargo division will link Doha (Qatar) to North America via Luxembourg on three new 777F services. Atlanta and Houston (both US) will be served with twice-weekly flights from 2 November, while the Toronto (Canada) services will begin on 7 November. In North America, Qatar Airways...

October 25th, 2011 | Cargo, Default | Read More

Amsterdam- Incheon to be a major e-freight trade-lane

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Korea’s Incheon International Airport have signed a MoU on efreight, in which the two major cargo gateways will cooperate in the promotion of “e-freight” as a means of facilitating business between them.

May 15th, 2011 | Cargo | Read More

Technology solution providers: critical players for the success of e-Cargo

about removing paper, but are also about providing up-to-date and easily accessible shipment information to all stakeholders in the supply chain. There have been several examples of innovative technology solutions capitalizing on the potential of e- Cargo standards: * In the Netherlands, the local airfreight...

May 15th, 2011 | Cargo | Read More
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