Monday, July 22, 2024

cargo-partner expands Asian land-air services

cargo-partner has expanded its Asian land-air service in response to fluctuating airfreight capacity out of China and Southeast Asia. The land-air service via Hanoi, Vietnam provides an alternative to direct flights from China with 8-10 day transit times including road transport from China, flying to Europe or the USA and delivery to the final destination. […]

Infrastructure issues in Myanmar urgently need to be addressed

Myanmar’s fast emerging air cargo industry is gearing up but needs to address severe infrastructure limitations, Michael Mackey reports. The overriding problem for the sector is the sheer lack of hardware – especially at Yangon International Airport, a nodal point for nearly all of Myanmar’s air freight. Yangon is the country’s business capital. “The air […]

Qatar becomes 1st carrier to launch freighter to Yangon

Qatar Airways Cargo has become the first international carrier to launch a freighter service to Yangon in Myanmar. The Doha-Yangon-Doha route is served once-a-week with the Airbus A330 Freighter, providing more than 60 tonnes of cargo capacity each way. Qatar Airways’ acting chief officer for cargo, Guillaume Halleux says: “We are delighted to launch our […]

DHL Supply Chain to invest €70m to grow regional presence in Asia

DHL Supply Chain is to invest more than €70 million ($82.6 million) growing its regional footprint in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar by 2020. It will build new facilities, expand its truck fleet and invest in new technology, which is expected to create an additional 5,000 jobs over the next three years across the four […]

Myanmar office opened by CEVA Logistics

CEVA Logistics has opened an office in Myanmar’s capital, Yangon – as part of its strategic expansion in the emerging Mekong markets. For the last five years, CEVA has been operational in the country through a network partner, providing Freight Management services to a number of multinational and local customers. From June 2017, the company […]

Volga-Dnepr combines services to cut costs of gas turbine delivery

Volga-Dnepr Airlines used a combination of a Boeing 747 scheduled service and an Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VD charter to cut the cost of delivering a 12.6 tonne gas turbine to a power station in Yangon, Myanmar. The 560x260x250cm turbine started its journey on board an AirBridgeCargo Airlines scheduled service from Chicago to Hanoi before being transferred to […]

Tigers opens office in Myanmar and looks to further expand

Asian supply chain firm Tigers is to expand its e-commerce offering in South East Asia with new branch in Yangon and plans for further expansion in Myanmar later in the year. The opening of the new office in Yangon is part of the firm’s ongoing growth programme, supporting customers across South East Asia. The new branch, […]

Bolloré Logistics expands presence in Myanmar

Bolloré Logistics has expanded its presence in Myanmar with a logistics centre in Mingaladon, located near Yangon’s airport and seaport terminals. The warehouse has a surface area of 6,000 square metres and equipped with security guards 24/7. It also has CCTV, fire protection, seven loading bays and forklifts, and the warehouse will specialise in industries […]

DHL Express launches new express facility in Myanmar

DHL Express has launched the largest express facility in Myanmar – to support the nation’s fast-growing economy which is forecast to rise by 8.5 per cent in 2016. Located in Yangon and occupying over 50,000 square feet of space with a built-up area of 32,500 square feet, the facility’s expansive handling capacity is set to […]

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 […]

Myanmar National Airlines appoints Hactl

Myanmar National Airlines has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) as its handling agent for flights between Yangon to Hong Kong. The airline started four times a week Boeing 737-800 services to Hong Kong International Airport on 4 December 2015. Hactl executive director, Vivien Lau says: “It is my great pleasure to welcome Myanmar […]