Sunday, May 19, 2024

Hactl’s seamless Cool Chain Complex is the largest at HKIA

Hactl has launched its new Cool Chain Complex (CCC), providing a seamless handling process for temperature-controlled shipments. The facility is the largest at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and the first to include a dedicated climate-controlled facility for storing dangerous substances. READ: 13th Hactl International Forklift and Pallet Building Competition The new CCC enables import […]

SBTi approves Hactl emissions reduction targets

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – has had its targets for science-based greenhouse gas emissions reductions approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). SBTi’s Target Validation team has confirmed that Hactl’s targets comply with SBTi Criteria and Recommendations, and that Hactl’s scope 1 and 2 […]

Hactl wins two awards at AFLAS

Hong Kong’s largest independent handler (Hactl) – has been named “Best Global Air Cargo Terminal Operator” and “Best Green Air Cargo Terminal Operator” at the 2023 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards. It is the fifth time Hactl and its wholly-owned subsidiary Hacis have been honoured at the AFLAS awards, since they were […]

One-stop airfreight shop

Playing a pivotal role in the bustling cargo operations at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has been part of its rise to become the world’s busiest air cargo hub. As Hong Kong’s largest independent handler, Hactl handles over 100 airlines, including 50+ freighter operators, making it mission-critical to the […]

Hactl is sole logistics representative on new innovation index

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) — Hong Kong’s largest independent air cargo handler — is the only Hong Kong airport community and logistics corporation to receive a Corporate Innovation Index (CII) Awards Certificate, having been ranked among the top 20 constituent companies. The Corporate Innovation Index — which aims to promote both technological […]

Hactl scores again at Supply Chain Asia Awards

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s major independent cargo handler – scooped two awards at this year’s Supply Chain Asia Awards in Singapore. The “Supply Chain Innovator of the Year (Airport Operations Automation)” award was given in recognition of Hactl’s recent Automated Parts Store project. This is a robotic parts dispensing […]

IATA CEIV Lithium Batteries makes it four for Hactl

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent handler – has successfully obtained accreditation under IATA’s CEIV Lithium Batteries (Li-batt) standard. Hactl now holds all four IATA CEIV accreditations (Pharma, Fresh, Live Animals, Li-batt). Lithium battery air cargo shipments are becoming ever more commonplace, as more and more devices – ranging […]

Another IATA first for Hactl

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – has become the first cargo terminal operator in Hong Kong to achieve IATA’s new Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) Center Certification. Hactl has been an IATA Accredited Training School (ATS) since 2003, offering training both for its own staff and […]

Hactl targets more aero engines

Hong Kong’s largest independent handler, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), is making a bid to increase Hong Kong’s involvement in the movement of aero engines through the establishment of a new Aero Engine Handling Centre (AEHC). Hong Kong is one of only two locations in Asia which have certified repair, modification and overhaul […]

“All recessions – no matter the cause or the depth – will come to an end”

Although the Far East may have been the initial epicentre of Covid-19, the region has managed to control the effects, with many Asian airfreight players reporting an increase of business in 2020. Wilson Kwong, chief executive of Hong Kong’s neutral air cargo operator, Hactl, is optimistic. “All recessions – no matter the cause or the […]

Google Alerts

It has been brought to our attention that Google Alerts has mistakenly flagged up a two-year story concerning the late Mark Whitehead, the former chief of HACTL, on its airfreight listing for October 10. We have no control over the Google algorithms and their serach results. Our webmaster cannot understand how this has happened. We […]

Hactl first with new IATA handling audit system

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – is the first cargo terminal operator (CTO) in the world to complete a pilot for IATA’s new Smart Facility Operational Capacity Audit (SFOC). SFOC is part of the Smart Facility program which aims to provide total transparency on capacities and […]

We’re All Winners!

The stars of the global airfreight industry gathered on Thursday at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai to honour those companies that put the customer first, meaning they grabbed the winner’s trophy. Nine categories were up for the popular vote from individuals in the worldwide industry. After being verified and checked, the results remained a […]

Hactl handles new Western Global freighter operation

Florida-based freighter operator Western Global Airlines has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to handle its first scheduled service into Hong Kong. The new twice-weekly 747-400F service between Hong Kong and Los Angeles is being operated in partnership with US forwarder Flexport. The airline plans to add a further weekly flight from September. […]

1,000 not out: IAG Cargo’s HK to Stansted service milestone

In just over four years, the five-days a week B777 freighter service operated by IAG Cargo from Hong Kong to London Stansted has moved the equivalent to over 11,500 African elephants in weight. The 1000th flight of IAG Cargo’s Hong Kong to London Stansted Freighter agreement with Qatar Airways recently touched down in the UK. Launched […]

Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards announced in Shanghai

Ecstatic winners raising their trophies aloft brought the glittering Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards to a successful end last night, which celebrated excellence in the airfreight industry. The luxurious Kerry Hotel’s Shanghai Ballroom was the venue, seeing nine rounds of a crescendo of cheering and applause for the prestigious accolades up for grabs. […]