Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Bamboo Airlines to launch to Munich

After the Czech Republic, the Federal Republic of Germany will be the next European market that Bamboo Airways targets in the QI/2020. Accordingly, Bamboo Airways signed MoU with Munich Airport, promoting two direct routes connecting Munich – Germany’s third-largest city, with Hanoi Capital and Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam’s largest city. The Signing Ceremony […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leipzig/Halle signs MoU with Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport

Leipzig/Halle Airport and Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport have signed a memorandum of understanding to help airfreight grow between the two airports. The agreement creates the framework for long-term cooperation with a major focus on e-commerce and exchange of experience and information, as well as personnel. E-commerce in Vietnam is growing rapidly, with the volume […]

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 […]

TRAFFIC helps DHL staff in Vietnam prevent wildlife trafficking

DHL eCommerce and DHL Express staff in Vietnam have had a workshop with TRAFFIC to learn how they can help prevent the trafficking of wildlife. The workshop, which TRAFFIC delivered through the USAID-funded Wildlife Trafficking Response, Assessment and Priority Setting (Wildlife TRAPS) Project, covered the local and global implications of wildlife trafficking crimes, the role […]

5000th posting: Korean Air flies aid for Laos dam collapse victims

Korean Air has provided emergency relief supplies for victims of the Laos dam collapse, flying water and blankets on a service to Vietnam. The carrier delivered a 40 tonne package including 36,000 litres of water and 2,000 blankets on flight KE461 from Seoul’s Incheon International Airport to Da Nang, Vietnam. The aid will be delivered […]

FedEx Express speeds up services between Europe and Vietnam

FedEx Express is speeding up services between the European Union and Vietnam by connecting Hanoi with its hub in Guangzhou, China. The new route will significantly cut the delivery time between Europe and Vietnam, and substantially improve transit time for all inbound flights to Hanoi. The European Union and Vietnam are finalising a trade and […]

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 […]

Internet of Things can’t solve every problem

In some cases, however, the Internet of Things can’t solve all the problems shippers face when exporting perishables. Other, more prosaic technologies are called for. In 2017, Australian fresh fruit exports exceeded A$1 billion ($750 million) for the first time in a calendar year, according to figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Of this, […]

Hermes 5 goes live at ALSC at Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport

Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has gone live with its Cargo Management System (CMS) Hermes 5 at ALS Cargo Terminal (ALSC) at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport. H5 will be rolled out globally and future proofs Hermes’ CMS application by modernising its framework to allow for simpler integration with new technologies and opening up Hermes through […]

The time is right for VietJet to start freighter flights

Vietnam’s fast rising star, VietJet Air is finally about to satisfy its freighter ambitions with two narrow-body freighters due to come onboard in Q2 this year, followed by two more by year end, along with a long-haul freighter partnership and in 2019, medium-body freighters. Donald Urquhart reports from Bangkok. “It’s urgent, the market develops very […]

Asia Pacific continues to rise as emerging markets open up

The current peak season may be stealing the lime light, but underlying it all has been a solid year for the industry and for one market in particular – SE Asia – air cargo supply chain executives are upbeat on the market’s solid future despite the challenges, Donald Urquhart writes. It is not hard to […]

1GSA adds Vietnam to growing network

1GSA – the recently-launched independent general sales agent (GSA) network – has appointed Transviet Promotion Limited as its exclusive member for Vietnam. Transviet Promotion was launched in 1996, and is Vietnam’s leading GSA organisation, active in both cargo and passenger operations. It has five bases in Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi and Da Nang, and 55 […]

Trinity and Etihad link up for Hanoi-Rickenbacker 777F service

Trinity Logistics and Etihad Airways have collaborated on operating a weekly Boeing 777 Freighter service between Vietnam’s Hanoi International Airport (HAN) and Ohio’s Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK). The move represents the first time the airports have been directly connected, making the transfer of goods between the two countries faster than ever before. The companies made […]

Asia continues to drive air cargo demand, ACI reports

The Airports Council International (ACI) says airports in China contributed 23.5 per cent to growth in air cargo volumes in 2016 as business continues to shift eastward. This was detailed in latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report by ACI, which found  Chinese hubs are the largest contributor to global growth in overall air transport […]

AAPA: demand for manufacturing products drives 12.2% August surge

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) says the solid expansion in international air cargo markets continued unabated in August and it was propelled by demand for manufacturing goods. AAPA explains firm demand for manufactured products, particularly pharmaceutical goods and technological equipment, underpinned the month’s strong 12.2 per cent increase in air cargo demand as measured in freight […]

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 […]

Vietnam Airlines and Garuda Indonesia sign MoU

Vietnam Airlines and Garuda Indonesia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation in the areas of cargo, as well as codeshare partnerships, services and MRO. The airlines seek to expand their codeshare partnership on various routes, and both airlines agreed to seek opportunities to enhance other areas of cooperation. The partnership is […]

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 […]

Emirates to start second daily flight to Brussels Airport

Emirates is to increase bellyhold capacity to Belgium with a second daily Boeing 777-300ER flight to Brussels Airport from 29 October. The second flight will enhance links between Brussels and Dubai, transporting pharmaceuticals, perishables such as chocolates, and automotive parts, which will leave Brussels at 20.15h and arrive in Dubai at 05.55h. The airline launched […]

Strong business at Qantas Freight driven by Asia and the US

Asia and the US are the most buoyant trade lanes for Qantas Freight and the main focus for the Australian carrier. Qantas Freight executive manager, Alison Webster says both are in high demand across its freighter and belly network, while services between Sydney and Auckland are also very strong. Domestically, Webster says the busiest lanes […]

AAPA: Cargo volumes up 9% in April

Asiana Airlines

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of April released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed cargo volumes rose year-on-year (YOY) by nine per cent. AAPA says this performance was on the back of strong international demand, as business conditions continued to improve across Asian economies, in turn lending support to international trade […]

Emirates helps boost perishable exports from Vietnam to UAE

Emirates SkyCargo says it has has played a key role in strengthening trade links in perishables between Vietnam and the UAE. Over the last year, the carrier explain it has facilitated a near five-fold increase in the volumes of exports of fruits including rambutans and lychees from Vietnam to Dubai. Vietnam is an important market […]

Rhenus Group to open new sites around the world

Rhenus Group will add new business sites across a number of regions of the world including another consolidation point for airfreight customers at Frankfurt Airport. It has already opened six new offices, two in the Philippines in Subic and Clark, one in South Korea in Busan, one in the Indonesian city of Semarang, Rayong in […]