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Kalitta to diversify with 767 freighters

Kalitta to diversify with 767 freighters

February 8, 2016 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

Kalitta Air relies on a fleet of 747 freighters for the long-haul flights it is known for, carrying large payloads, including heavy machinery, delicate medical equipment, perishable foods and even livestock. So what’s with the 767s the cargo carrier is now purchasing? 767s may be the go-to freighters for theRead More

TPP signing by all 12 countries, a formality

TPP signing by all 12 countries, a formality

February 8, 2016 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

Last week in Auckland, representatives from 12 Pacific Rim countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the world’s largest trade deal. The 12 nations include the United States and Japan, the world’s largest and third-largest economies, which together account for approximatey 40 percent of the global economy according to The Economist.Read More

Boeing Delivers China Cargo Airlines its First 747-400ERF

Air China settles for US$50 million in cartel litigation

February 5, 2016 at 9:23 pm 0 comments

Air China and Air China Cargo have agreed to pay a US$50 million settlement as part of the ongoing Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, per Kaplan Fox and Kilsheimer, the law firm that has been involved in the class action for almost 10 years. Along with co-counsel Robins KaplanRead More

TNT Express to sell airlines to ASL

TNT Express to sell airlines to ASL

February 5, 2016 at 6:55 pm 0 comments

Turns out the long-discussed rumors were true. Ireland-based ASL Aviation Group has indeed agreed to purchase airline operations currently owned by TNT Express and will continue to operate them on behalf of the merged FedEx-TNT entity, according to a Reuters report. The deal was struck as part of the ongoingRead More

Emerging Myanmar will require patience

Emerging Myanmar will require patience

February 5, 2016 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

After more than two decades of isolation, the nation of Myanmar is moving back into the international market. As this Southeast Asian country makes cautious steps towards democracy, the forwarding industry is watching – and waiting – for opportunities to turn Myanmar into the region’s next logistics powerhouse. For some logisticsRead More

Finnair signs with Mercator for IT at new cargo terminal

Finnair signs with Mercator for IT at new cargo terminal

February 5, 2016 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Finnair’s new cargo terminal at Helsinki airport is under way, so the carrier has decided on software and technology company Mercator to provide its air cargo management service, known as SkyChain. Finnair broke ground on the new terminal in the summer of 2015, and the facility is expected to beRead More

Panalpina, Cardiff University team up on lean inventories

Panalpina, Cardiff University team up on lean inventories

February 5, 2016 at 6:18 pm 0 comments

Mike Wilson, global head of logistics at Panalpina and MBA graduate from Cardiff University in 1993, now finds himself working with his alma mater on a research project to forecast the demand of a company’s products and plan its inventory accordingly. With this partnership, Panalpina said it has become theRead More

Kalitta to diversify with 767 freighters

Kalitta to diversify with 767 freighters

February 8, 2016

Kalitta Air relies on a fleet of 747 freighters for the long-haul flights it is known for, carrying large payloads, including heavy machinery, delicate medical equipment, perishable foods and even livestock. So what’s with the 767s the cargo carrier is now purchasing? 767s may be the go-to freighters for theRead More

Emerging Myanmar will require patience

Emerging Myanmar will require patience

February 5, 2016

After more than two decades of isolation, the nation of Myanmar is moving back into the international market. As this Southeast Asian country makes cautious steps towards democracy, the forwarding industry is watching – and waiting – for opportunities to turn Myanmar into the region’s next logistics powerhouse. For some logisticsRead More

After 2015 growth, Air China Cargo enlists Envirotainer

After 2015 growth, Air China Cargo enlists Envirotainer

February 4, 2016

For the first time, Envirotainer, a professional cold-chain company for the pharmaceutical industry, has partnered with an airline based in mainland China. Air China Cargo, the flag carrier of China – which achieved 15.2 percent growth in cargo traffic in 2015, compared to the previous year – plans to introduceRead More