Monday, June 17, 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 […]

CEVA Logistics doubles Ho Chi Minh City operations

CEVA Logistics has officially opened its new facility in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, doubling the size of its local operation. The facility is located close to the cargo terminals of Tan Son Nhat International and a short drive from the container port of Cat Lai. CEVA has had a long-established presence in Vietnam in […]

Etihad Cargo adds freighter flights to Changi

Etihad Cargo has extended its freighter network with the launch of weekly flights from Abu Dhabi to Singapore’s Changi Airport. The weekly flight, EY9821 operates on Thursdays, leaving Abu Dhabi at 09.45 and landing in Singapore at 21.45h. The flight leaves Singapore at 23.45 and then continues to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam landing at […]

AirBridgeCargo increases Asian capacity

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has strengthened its Asian footprint with extra flights to online destinations in China, Japan and Vietnam. As of the end of March, ABC’s schedule now includes six flights a week to Shenzhen, eight to Tokyo Narita, and two to Ho Chi Minh City to facilitate imports and exports. All the destinations are […]

Lufthansa Cargo adds summer freighter connections

Lufthansa Cargo will be adding freighter connections for the summer, putting the two new Boeing 777 Freighters into service. Capacity will increase 10% with increased flights across Asia, the Americas Africa utilising Lufthansa Cargo and AeroLogic’s freighter capacity on the summer schedule starting on 31 March. In Asia, two flights a week will be added […]

Turkish Cargo starts flights to Ho Chi Minh City

Turkish Cargo is increasing capacity in Vietnam by adding Boeing 777 Freighter flights to Ho Chi Minh City. The country’s largest city has high export potential with strong demand for electrical equipment, fuel, oil, accessories and textiles, chemical products and nuclear equipment from Europe. Ho Chi Minh City has a population of almost 10 million […]

Swiss WorldCargo adds new routes for the winter

Swiss WorldCargo is getting ready for winter with new routes across Asia, South America and Africa being added to its timetable. Twice-weekly flights to Ho Chi Minh City and Saigon in Vietnam will commence from Zurich from 15 November, along with twice-weekly services to Colombo in Sri Lanka on 3 November. A twice-weekly service to […]

Emirates SkyCargo promotes trade with Vietnam

Emirates SkyCargo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Investment and Tourism Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City to promote trade with Vietnam. The agreement was signed in Dubai by Emirates divisional senior vice president for cargo, Nabil Sultan and Investment and Trade Promotion Centre Ho Chi Minh City director, Pham Thiet […]

AirBridgeCargo adds Ho Chi Minh City to Asian network

AirBridgeCargo Airlines has increased its Asian footprint with flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, a major manufacturing hotspot in Asia. The Boeing 747 Freighter flight will link customers from Singapore and Ho Chi Minh City with other destinations in ABC’s network through its cargo hub in Moscow, Russia to guarantee 48-hour delivery times including […]

DHL eCommerce starts domestic delivery services in Vietnam

DHL eCommerce has launched domestic delivery services in Vietnam to help small, medium and large e-tailers and marketplaces increase their market share in the country’s rapidly growing e-commerce segment. The Deutsche Post DHL Group division offers domestic delivery across Vietnam, managed by hubs and depots strategically located throughout the country, and a fleet of vans […]

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. […]

VietJet picks Hactl to handle cargo for Hong Kong flights

VietJet has chosen Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) to provide cargo terminal operations for its Ho Chi Minh City – Hong Kong flights. The daily service will be operated with an Airbus A320 and Vietnam was Hong Kong’s fifth largest export market, with major commodities including telecom equipment, meat products and electronic components. Imports […]

HKIA cargo grows 3.2% in 2016 to 4.5 million tonnes

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) cargo volumes grew 3.2 per cent in 2016 having welcomed a number of new airlines and strong growth in December. HKIA handled over 4.5 million tonnes in 2016, with particularly strong year-on-year growth in December of 11.3 per cent to 435,000 tonnes, when it welcomed Vietjet Air services to Ho […]

Cargolux increases Ho Chi Minh City services to thrice-weekly

Cargolux has increased services to Vietnam with a third weekly flight to Ho Chi Minh City as the country’s growing economy increases demand for airfreight. The extra Ho Chi Minh City service left on 14 April and will flight via Doha. It will leave Luxembourg at 08.05h on Tuesday and arrive in Ho Chi Minh […]

Heathrow volumes fall despite East Asian growth

Heathrow Airport has seen cargo volumes fall by 3.8 per cent in March to 131,661 tonnes, following strong growth in January and February. Between January and March, cargo volumes have increased by 0.4 per cent to 372,299 tonnes having seen growth of almost three per cent in both January and February. Despite the fall, Heathrow […]

Qatar Airways Cargo volumes up 37.5% in 2015

Qatar Airways Cargo saw cargo volumes increase by 37.5 per cent in 2015 to 1.5 million tonnes with all business areas seeing strong growth. Imports into Doha increased by 29 per cent, with export traffic up by 10 per cent and transshipments shot up by 39 per cent compared to 2014. The increase in volumes […]

Emirates to start Yangon and Hanoi services

Emirates is to increase its presence in South East Asia with daily flights to Yangon and Hanoi from 3 August. The Boeing 777-300ER services will leave Dubai at 02.50h and arrive at Yangon International Airport at 11.05h. It will leave Yangon at 12.35h arriving at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport at 14.50h. The return flight […]

Heathrow makes £664 million profit in 2015

Heathrow Airport made a profit of £664 million ($936 million) in 2015 compared to a loss of £98 million in 2014, as it continues its campaign for a third runway. The London hub says demand has outstripped capacity, with Vietnam Airlines moving services to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi from Gatwick Airport, for improved […]

Qatar Airways Cargo expands in Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific

Qatar Airways Cargo is to start Airbus A330 Freighter services to Budapest, Prague and Ho Chi Minh City from March 2016 as the airline continues to expand its network. The Ho Chi Minh service will fly on Thursdays and Saturdays, providing 120 tonnes of capacity in addition to 72 tonnes of bellyhold capacity on daily […]