March 2008

BACA changes Council for 2008

THE Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA), has added new council members for 2008. Justin Bowman, group commercial director of Air…

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HACTL opens horse handling

HONG Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited, held a groundbreaking ceremony for a contingency horse handling centre to prepare for the…

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Great Wall adds Tianjin

GREAT Wall Airlines will add Tianjin to its freighter network on 30 March, 2008. The new cargo flights will be…

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South African traders welcome Emirates non-stop service

EMIRATES SkyCargo will have capacity to Cape Town from 30 March, with the launch of a daily passenger service to…

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KN expands hotel logistics

KUEHNE & Nagel has opened in Malé and Gan as the first international logistics provider to operate a wholly-owned subsidiary…

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Blue Dart boosts capacity

CHENNAI-based Blue Dart Aviation, will replace its four Boeing 737 freighters with Boeing 757s, in a move to increase capacity….

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Security hub systems win Lufthansa quality seal

LUFTHANSA Cargo has been presented with the police quality seal in recognition of ‘exceptionally safe delivery of cargo shipments’ by…

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Swain joins Hellmann UK

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK has appointed Carl Swain as route development manager for the Middle East and Australasia. In his…

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U-Freight making inroads in supply chain management

U-FREIGHT is seeking to build its presence in the market for the provision of supply chain management services to manufacturers,…

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Aeroflot fighting over MD-11 freighters

AEROFLOT Cargo has hit a major stumbling block in its bid to replace its ageing DC-10Fs with MD-11 freighters, according…

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Airports need to plan for 2008 growth

THE Airports Council International saw total international freight reach 48.3 million tonnes in 2007, up 3.6 per cent. Total aircraft…

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KN execs receive Hall of Fame prestige

THE International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), is honouring the achievements of Klaus-Michael Kuehne, executive chairman of Kuehne + Nagel Group…

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Etihad lifts cargo ops

ETIHAD Crystal Cargo, will launch freighter operations to Lagos and Colombo. MD-11F services to Lagos, will begin on Monday 31…

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Surcharges increase across cargo

SEVERAL cargo carriers have announced a rise in fuel surcharges following the recent increase in the aviation fuel price. Polar…

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Etihad keeps up ULD outsourcing

ETIHAD Crystal Cargo, has renewed its global contract for the management of Unit Load Devices (ULD), with Unitpool for a…

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New lead of LC cargo centre

DR Andreas Jahnke has been appointed the new head of the Lufthansa Cargo Centre in Frankfurt. The logistics expert is…

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DHL flies into Vatry

DHL will operate a B757 and ATR72 to Paris-Vatry Airport from 31 March, 2008. The first DHL service to serve…

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Cathays HKIA plans green lighted

CATHAY Pacific has been given the green light for a new cargo terminal at the Hong Kong International Airport. The…

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Green ultimatum for US carriers

THE European Union could force a “green ultimatum” on US airlines to accept responsibility for carbon emissions or face restrictions…

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AIA delivers high standards

ATHENS International Airport will become the first European Airport to formally incorporate Minimum Service Delivery Standards in its freight &…

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