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Cainiao to quadruple charter network for faster deliveries

By Damian Brett

Alibaba’s logistics arm, the Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, has said it will quadruple its charter network as part of efforts…

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Ethiopian Cargo in medical supplies freighter flight

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has transported emergency medical supplies from Jack Ma, the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, to…

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A record year for cargo at Liege

By Damian Brett

Liege Airport handled a record amount of air cargo last year as it attracted a host of new freighter services….

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Liege Airport aims to improve efficiency with Alibaba tech

By Damian Brett

Alibaba Cloud and Liege Airport have announced a joint plan to work together to utilise Aviation Brain, a proprietary artificial…

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Liege Airport signs three new partnerships

Liege Airport has announced three new partnerships – with Alibaba Cloud, Orange Belgium and Qatar Airways. The announcements were made…

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Singles’ Day sets new record

By Damian Brett

The Singles’ Day shopping bonanza set a new record yesterday, with sales on Alibaba’s platforms reaching $38.4bn. Chinese e-commerce giant…

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Aviastar-TU to conduct Cainiao’s Hangzhou-Moscow flights

By Damian Brett

Russian airline Aviastar-TU has confirmed that it will operate Hangzhou-Moscow cargo flights on behalf of Cainiao – the logistics arm of…

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Alibaba set for another record Singles’ Day as it ups stake in Cainiao

By Damian Brett

Alibaba Group Holdings has increased its stake in logistics business Cainiao to around 63% with a $3.3bn investment ahead of…

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Alibaba to launch China-Russia freighter services

By Damian Brett

Alibaba’s logistics arm Cainiao has teamed up with Aviastar-Tu and Pochta Russia to launch freighter flights carrying e-commerce goods. According…

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Is e-commerce worth the investment for air cargo?

By Ian Putzger

Amazon is upping the ante in the race to the consumer’s door with the announcement that it is slashing delivery…

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