Saturday, May 18, 2024

Outsourcing and consolidation is the future

Where once cautiousness in outsourcing business prevailed among carriers and a high degree of fragmentation were hallmarks of the GSSA industry, times have changed according to industry players, Donald Urquhart reports. “Now more than ever,” airlines see outsourcing of cargo as a sensible option in terms of cost saving and incremental revenue, says Air Logistics […]

Air Seychelles picks M&C Aviation to be its GSA for India

Air Seychelles has appointed M&C Aviation as its general sales agent for India, allowing the 1GSA network member to take an active role in the airline’s development in India. M&C, which was founded in 1995 and has 32 bases in 20 countries, was formerly the airline’s cargo sales agent for India and its GSA for […]

Goodman GLS joins 1GSA network as member for Korea

The independent GSA network, 1GSA continues to grow with the appointment of Goodman GLS as its exclusive member for Korea. The Goodman GLS GSSA business was launched in 2014 and represents Westjet, Cubana and the Leisure Cargo portfolio of 14 airlines, providing access to destinations throughout Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, Middle East and Africa. It […]

UTAir appoints TEK Poseidon as GSA at three stations

UTair has appointed TEK Poseidon – the Russian member of the 1GSA network – as its general sales agent (GSA) for services from its Moscow Vnukovo International Airport (VKO) hub, and stations in Riga (Latvia) and Tashkent (Uzbekistan). The Russian carrier serves 72 destinations with its 65-strong fleet and TEK Poseidon will particularly focus on […]

1GSA adds Vietnam to growing network

1GSA – the recently-launched independent general sales agent (GSA) network – has appointed Transviet Promotion Limited as its exclusive member for Vietnam. Transviet Promotion was launched in 1996, and is Vietnam’s leading GSA organisation, active in both cargo and passenger operations. It has five bases in Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi and Da Nang, and 55 […]

TEK Poseidon appointed 1GSA member for Russia

TEK Poseidon has been appointed by 1GSA as its member for Russia, bringing the network’s membership to 12 countries and several more applications are pending. The Russian company was founded in 2002 and has developed into a substantial group of businesses spanning activities including forwarding, road transport, express, warehousing, liner agency and ocean consolidation. Air […]

Government reforms helping the Indian market grow

The Indian airfreight market will continue to see strong growth, general sales agent (GSA) M&C Aviation India chief executive officer, Harish Shah (pictured) tells Air Cargo Week. Shah says 2017 has started well in India with 18.5 per cent year-on-year growth from January to May, and the whole company has also performed well, gaining an […]

1GSA aiming for 50 members within a year

1GSA is aiming to have 50 members within a year giving smaller general sales and service agents (GSSA) a chance to take on larger companies, according to president David Lee. He says there are many good, hard-working independent GSSAs around the world but they are struggling against the bigger companies who dominate the market. They […]

1GSA picks e-Cargoware as preferred system provider

1GSA – the independent general sales and service agents (GSSA) network launched at air cargo europe – has appointed e-Cargoware as its preferred supplier of IT systems, providing all members with access to a GSA management system at preferential rates. e-Cargoware is already installed and operational at 1GSA founder member and UK representative, Select Airline Management. […]

ACE: New GSSA network aiming to take on the ‘big boys’

A new network for independent air cargo general sales and service agents (GSSAs) was launched at air cargo europe today and is aiming to take on the ‘big boys’ and help indepedent GSSAs grow. 1GSA says it aims to enable independent GSSAs to “compete more effectively against the major, centrally-owned GSSA companies”. The network already […]