Saturday, July 20, 2024

JAL Cargo appoints Starlight Express as GSA in Nepal

SkyCell to provide ULDs to JAL

Starlight Express – the Nepalese independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL) – has been appointed general sales agent (GSA) for Japan Airlines Cargo (JAL Cargo). As an official representative for JAL Cargo, Starlight Express says it has committed to selling cargo space on the airline’s flights between Japan and Nepal, and […]

Neutral Air Partner appoints HAE Group as strategic partner

Air cargo network Neutral Air Partner (NAP) has appointed the HAE Group as its member and as a strategic partner. Neutral Air Partner chief executive officer, Christos Spyrou says members and clients will now have access to a wide variety of “innovative” air cargo products and services. These he adds include GSSA and interline solutions with leading […]

AIA picks Salguero for senior management position

AIA Cargo has appointed Jaime Salguero as worldwide network & commercial vice president, reporting to the company CEO, Mark Andrew. Salguero has 24 years of professional experience in the air cargo industry and significant corporate strategy and global business management experience involving cargo GSSA and airline management across the world. He says: “There are fantastic […]

HAE to make investments in technology

Technology is the main area of the business that HAE will continue to make investments in and is the central focus. HAE UK & Ireland director, John Ward says staff are already working on using its self-developed web portal, which will be expanded to integrate with airline partners to give customers as many options as […]

Strong exports driving performance at Global Airline Services

Global Airline Services commercial director, Bob Matharoo says 2017 has been a record year and it has exceeded its carriers’ expectations. “The reasons are due to the current strong exports figures, simply having an experienced, dynamic sales force, understand our markets and cultures and have local robust relationships,” he explains. The GSSA sells cargo for Turkish […]

2017 turning into a stellar year for Air Logistics

Air Logistics Group’s director in the UK, Chris O’Donnell (pictured below) says in 2017 it has seen a surge in business like many others in the cargo field and it has been an “exceptional” year to date. He feels this is partly due to the confirmation of Brexit and the appointment of Donald Trump as […]

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 […]

Innovation the way forward

New technology and innovation is essential and the only way forward is to embrace the future, according to ECS Group chief executive officer, Adrien Thominet. He believes that companies must embrace digitalisation, disruption, e-business, revenue management, and feel at home using the “cloud” to remain successful into the future, saying: “We have no choice other […]

HAE focusing on emerging markets

HAE Group is focusing on ventures in emerging markets, areas that it has seen strong growth so far in 2017, managing director Colin White (pictured) tells Air Cargo Week. He says business has been stable in traditional markets but emerging markets such as Brazil, the Middle East and Africa have seen growth, and HAE is […]

ECS Group appoints Adrien Thominet as new CEO

ECS Group has appointed Adrien Thominet (pictured above) – the current chief operating officer – to be its new chief executive officer (CEO). The role is now held by Bertrand Schmoll (pictured below), who will continue to be  chairman of the Group. The general sales and service agent (GSSA) says the changes in the top leadership are to “fully […]

VIDEO: ATC Aviation CEO Ingo Zimmer

AZura Productions interviewed ATC Aviation chief executive officer, Ingo Zimmer at air cargo europe in Munich last week to discuss the GSSA partnership with the forwarder and airline. World Freight Company (WFC) member ATC Aviation was founded in 1971 in Switzerland and is headquartered in Frankfurt, and has more than 70 airlines in its portfolio. Visit […]

VIDEO: ECS Group’s COO Adrien Thominet

AZura Productions interviewed ECS Group chief operating officer Adrien Thominet at air cargo europe in Munich to discuss new innovative services – which includes new technologies. ECS has significantly grown its global network in the past 12 months notably in Asia and the America and the general sales and service agent (GSSA) is now present in […]

Etihad Cargo reappoints ACP as GSSA in Australasia

ACP Worldwide continues to grow its Australian and New Zealand operation with the re-appointment of its general sales and services agent (GSSA) contract with Etihad Cargo to now also include Brisbane. Effective from 1 October 2016, ACP will extend its current representation in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Auckland to include Brisbane. The company says after […]

Ethiopian Cargo awards GSSA contracts

Ethiopian Cargo has awarded contracts to Airconsult and ATC Aviation Services as its new general sales and service agents (GSSA) in Italy and France. Italian-based Airconsult contract will start from 24 June and the ATC one from 16 July. ATC has already been serving Ethiopian as a GSSA in Germany and Austria. Ethiopian Cargo services […]

Airborne International appointed Finnair’s GSSA for Germany

Finnair Cargo has appointed Airborne International as its general sales and service agent (GSSA) for Germany from 1 March. Airborne International, based at Frankfurt Airport’s Cargo City South will take over from Aero Cargo International, which will remain Finnair’s German GSSA until 29 February. This announcement follows from 2015, when it appointed three new GSSAs. […]

HAE becomes GSSA for Blue Air in Ireland

UK air cargo service provider HAE has announced a new general sales agent agreement in a working partnership with Romanian airline Blue Air. The company says it will be responsible for all sales and customer service activities for the carrier in the Republic of Ireland. Blue Air operates four flights per week from Dublin direct […]