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Toll Express beefs up Perth logistics depot

Toll Express beefs up Perth logistics depot

September 4, 2015 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

Toll Express, an arm of Australian logistics firm Toll Group, recently completed a US$20 million renovation to its depot at the Perth Airport as part of a more than $80 million initiative to upgrade and improve major property investments in Western Australia. The renovation is expected to improve not onlyRead More

Air Canada Cargo introduces e-booking

Air Canada Cargo introduces e-booking

September 4, 2015 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

Keeping step with a changing industry, Air Canada Cargo has launched an updated website that enables cargo customers to book shipments directly on aircanadacargo.com. The e-booking and management tool provides a “simple, intuitive interface,” the airline said, with a user login that allows Air Canada Cargo account holders to bookRead More

AAPA reports slowdown in FTKs

AAPA reports slowdown in FTKs

September 4, 2015 at 7:06 pm 0 comments

  The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines said that its member airlines, while enjoying increased passenger numbers, saw air cargo demand weaken in July. The association attributes the decrease in cargo traffic to a slowdown in world trade and less demand for Asian exports. Air cargo demand declined by 2.2Read More

Air China’s inaugural flight to Edmonton

Air China’s inaugural flight to Edmonton

September 4, 2015 at 6:57 pm 0 comments

An Air China Cargo 777F touched down at Edmonton International Airport (EIA) Sept. 3 to be greeted by a traditional water gun salute, commemorating the carrier’s first scheduled stop at the western Canadian airport. Air China Cargo will serve EIA six times each week, with a Shanghai-Edmonton-Dallas-Edmonton-Shanghai routing. This isRead More

Siginon Aviation calls for direct Kenya-U.S. flights

Siginon Aviation calls for direct Kenya-U.S. flights

September 4, 2015 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

Following President Obama’s historic state visit to Kenya in July for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015, a cargo carrier from Nairobi took the opportunity to make the case for establish­ing more direct cargo flights between the United States and Kenya in order to foster trade between the two nations andRead More

Asian e-commerce: South by southeast

Asian e-commerce: South by southeast

September 4, 2015 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

The cavernous factory might be the size of several football pitches and hold more than 90,000 workers, but it’s hardly unique. Each year, the plant produces high-end run­ning shoes for Adidas, Asics and Nike for export around to the world. It is just one of dozens of plants that makeRead More

AirBridgeCargo swoops into Singapore

AirBridgeCargo swoops into Singapore

September 4, 2015 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

AirBridgeCargo, the scheduled freight service of the Volga-Dnepr Group, made its inaugural flight to Singapore’s Changi Airport from Moscow, Sept. 3, launching twice-weekly Moscow-Singapore-Hong Kong-Moscow service. Using a 747-8F, this service establishes Moscow as a new freighter link for Changi Airport. The service is ABC’s ninth freighter destination in Asia.Read More

Toll Express beefs up Perth logistics depot

Toll Express beefs up Perth logistics depot

September 4, 2015

Toll Express, an arm of Australian logistics firm Toll Group, recently completed a US$20 million renovation to its depot at the Perth Airport as part of a more than $80 million initiative to upgrade and improve major property investments in Western Australia. The renovation is expected to improve not onlyRead More

Air China’s inaugural flight to Edmonton

Air China’s inaugural flight to Edmonton

September 4, 2015

An Air China Cargo 777F touched down at Edmonton International Airport (EIA) Sept. 3 to be greeted by a traditional water gun salute, commemorating the carrier’s first scheduled stop at the western Canadian airport. Air China Cargo will serve EIA six times each week, with a Shanghai-Edmonton-Dallas-Edmonton-Shanghai routing. This isRead More

Air Canada Cargo introduces e-booking

Air Canada Cargo introduces e-booking

September 4, 2015

Keeping step with a changing industry, Air Canada Cargo has launched an updated website that enables cargo customers to book shipments directly on aircanadacargo.com. The e-booking and management tool provides a “simple, intuitive interface,” the airline said, with a user login that allows Air Canada Cargo account holders to bookRead More