Sunday, July 21, 2024

cargo-partner introduces airfreight consols between W Europe and Asia

As cargo-partner continues to grow its profile and operations across Western Europe, the logistics specialist now offers a comprehensive number of weekly airfreight solutions from major airports in Austria, Germany, UK, Sweden and Netherlands to over ten destinations across India, China, Singapore and Thailand. Jo Feiks, corporate director product management air cargo, explained: “As airfreight […]

Thai Smile Airways joins Star Alliance

Star Alliance have welcomed Thai Smile Airways as a Star Alliance Connecting Partner at an official ceremony in Bangkok. Thai Smile, the second connecting partner of Star Alliance, offers more than 396 weekly flights to 32 destinations in nine countries and regions. Star Alliance CEO Jeffrey Goh, said: “Our Connecting Partner model was introduced three […]

ECS Group manages operations for Nok Air

Thai low-cost carrier Nok Air has concluded a Total Cargo Management agreement with ECS Group to manage capacity sales and operations on routes. Through ECS Group’s network and TCM expertise, Nok Air will increase its cargo revenue, export volumes from Thailand and international transhipment cargo volumes to make full use of capacity on its fleet […]

Three years of smiles at AVS GSA in Thailand

Having joined the ECS Group network in 2016, managing director of AVS GSA Thailand, Chirasak Chandratat is delighted with the partnership. The subsidiary of ECS Group for Thailand is the GSA for 12 online airlines, one offline and in charge of total cargo management for two airlines, Nok Air and NokScoot Airlines. Two more airlines […]

Ethiopian Cargo adds Bangkok and Hanoi flights

Ethiopian Cargo has launched freighter flights to Bangkok and Hanoi, with the first flight taking off on 16 August. Flight number ET3628 leaves Addis Ababa on Fridays at 11.55 and lands in Hanoi at 21.30 local time using a Boeing 777 Freighter. It then leaves Vietnam at 23.30 and lands in Bangkok at 01.00 on […]

time:matters Sameday Air spreads across Asia

time:matters has extended its Sameday Air network across Asia, bringing the service to Tokyo Narita, Singapore and Bangkok. The stations in Japan, Singapore and Thailand are connected to the European hubs of Frankfurt, Munich and Vienna with 84 flights a week. The new locations join services to the Chinese cities of Shanghai, Shenyang, Beijing, Nanjing, […]

AirBridgeCargo shows cattle class can be luxurious

Some special passengers got to try out AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ ‘abc care’ product, with 146 heifers flying from Houston to Bangkok. The complex charter was arranged in partnership with Intradco Global, and the request would have been a normal one if it were not travelling from the USA to Thailand. The abc care team started preparations […]

All it took was a smile

Paris-based GSSA ECS Group started 2019 with a wide smile on its corporate face when its new Total Cargo Management (TCM) project with Bangkok-based NokScoot came into effect. The GSSA has been contracted by five-year old Thai low cost carrier NokScoot to develop the airline’s air cargo operation. The relationship came into effect on January […]

Africa’s ‘untapped’ airfreight potential

Africa is one of the world’s last untapped air cargo markets and one which is offering growth potential across the sector, the recent Clear View 3.0 conference in Bangkok was told. Currently Africa has 2.2 per cent of the global air cargo market but the opportunity is there, along with some problems, Nairobi-based Siginon Aviation, […]

WCA and ASC Associates form strategic partnership

WCA and ASC Associates have formed a strategic partnership designed to enhance WCA’s continuing commitment for compliance and logistical innovation in the pharmaceutical sector. WCA Pharma selected ASC for its one-day Good Distribution Practice (GDP) training course for their Pharma GDP Training held at the World Specialty Logistics Fair in Bangkok, Thailand. ASC’s suite of […]

Last mile issues addressed at Last Mile ASEAN Conference and Expo in Bangkok

Increasingly important last mile delivery looks set to send shockwaves down the air cargo industry, the Last Mile ASEAN Conference and Expo in Bangkok heard on September 20 at the Bangkok International trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). The last mile is usually the shortest part of the journey for goods which have usually been flown […]

WFS to handle cargo for Thai Airways in UK and Ireland

Thai Cargo has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a five-year cargo handling contract in the UK and Ireland, starting 1 September. WFS will provide handling for Thai’s double daily Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 from London Heathrow to Bangkok as well as regional cargo handling across its UK and Ireland stations and trucking network connecting […]

Triple i in major Bangkok capacity expansion

Triple i Logistics has committed to expand its facility at Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport, the Thai listed company has said via its website. Triple i plans to add a further thousand square metres to its existing five thousand metres to help it reach its long-term goal of being a regional cargo and logistics firm, Triple […]

DHL Express to expand its HK hub with €335m investment

DHL Express is to invest €335 million in its Central Asia Hub (CAH) – in partnership with the Airport Authority Hong Kong. The expansion brings DHL’s commitment to the hub to over €520 million, making it the largest infrastructural investment by DHL Express in Asia Pacific to date. The express freight firm says the development […]

WCA expands global presence to better serve growing network

WCA has recently opened additional membership service centres to further enhance its network relations. As of 22 September, WCA’s new offices in Dubai, New Delhi and the Ivory Coast are operational. Plans call for a new facility in Shenzhen, China to open in early 2018. The new service centers join already-established regional WCA facilities in […]

Yusen Logistics expands its services in New Zealand

Yusen Logistics (Australia) has started ocean and airfreight forwarding operations to and from New Zealand servicing its global network and partners. The forwarder says it initially commenced in late 2016 servicing business customers to and from Australia and now offers global coverage that includes logistics services across the entire supply chain. In March 2016, Yusen acquired […]

Another strong month for Changi with 10.2% cargo growth

Changi Airport has had another strong month with 10.2 per cent year-on-year growth in March to 188,600 tonnes. Volumes have grown 6.2 per cent in the first three months to 494,200 tonnes, with a small 0.5 per cent increase in January to 158,700 tonnes, while February was up 7.9 per cent year-on-year to 146,900 tonnes. […]

ECS Group wins major Asian contract with Finnair

ECS Group has been chosen as Finnair’s general sales and service agent across six important air cargo markets in Asia. Under the contract, ECS Group will market, promote and sell cargo products on behalf of Finnair in Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Cambodia, and extending the main deal in Singapore. ECS Group chief executive […]

Finnair Cargo to use A350s five times a week on Heathrow route

Finnair Cargo is to operate Airbus A350s on its London Heathrow – Helsinki route five times a week from 5 October. It already uses A350s on its Monday, Friday and Sunday services between the UK and Finland, and the additional services will operate on Wednesdays and Thursdays, replacing the Airbus A320s it currently operates. Finnair […]

DHL starts express service between Phnom Penh and Bangkok

DHL Express has launched a new express freighter service between Phnom Penh and Bangkok, one of its hubs in Asia Pacific. The first operating to and from Phnom Penh, adds to the existing DHL Express flights between its hubs in Bangkok and Singapore, extending the Cambodian capital’s trade ties to more markets globally. Operated by […]

Cargo at Changi grows 7.8 % in June

Changi Airport has seen cargo volumes grow 7.8 per cent in June, having welcomed new freighter services from K-Mile Air and Silk Way West Airlines. Volumes in June were up to 163,070 tonnes and by 4.2 per cent in the first six months of 2016 to 950,250 tonnes. Aircraft movements increased by 2.9 per cent […]

New airfreight service from Bangkok to Phnom Penh

K Mile Air has launched an airfreight service between Bangkok and Phnom Penh, according to the online edition of The Phnom Penh Post. The Cambodian newspaper claims according to a spokesman from Cambodia Airports, the Thai carrier will serve to deliver shipments for German integrator DHL. K Mile Air adds to the growing cargo route network into Cambodia, which has […]

Jettainer to manage Plus Ultra Lineas Aereas’ ULDs

Jettainer has signed a contract with Spanish carrier, Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas, to manage its containers and pallets. The airline, which uses Airbus A340-300s on routes between Madrid and Latin America, will receive 150 AKE containers complete with PMC type pallets from the unit load device (ULD) management firm. Jettainer will also be maintaining the […]

Eurowings to offer bellyhold capacity

Lufthansa Cargo is to sell the bellyhold capacity of Eurowings’ long-haul flights from 27 March. Low-cost carrier Eurowings, which currently flies to more than 130 destinations across Europe from seven German gateways, as well as to locations further afield from Cologne-Bonn International Airport. Eurowings will offer long-haul capacity to destinations such as Bangkok and Phuket in […]