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Worldwide Flight Services to handle China Airlines’ cargo at O’Hare

Worldwide Flight Services to handle China Airlines’ cargo at O’Hare

February 24, 2017 at 6:21 pm 0 comments

China Airlines has selected Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to handle its cargo at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The Taiwan-based carrier connects Taipei and Chicago with up to seven direct flights per-week, with combined inbound/outbound cargo volumes totaling around 56,000 tonnes per year. Overall, WFS handles more than 130,000 tonnes of cargo aRead More

Major China Airlines-JAL codeshare to include cargo

Major China Airlines-JAL codeshare to include cargo

January 10, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

China Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) will expand extant code-sharing to cover all routes operated by both airlines between Japan and Taiwan, starting the second half of February 2017. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) said the agreement will be a “strategic cooperation on cargo and passenger services.” The number ofRead More

The 2016 Freight 50: Analysis of top cargo carriers

The 2016 Freight 50: Analysis of top cargo carriers

August 26, 2016 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

For most of the top 10 carriers on the Freight 50 list, growth was relatively static. Cathay Pacific, for example, managed a 5.4 percent increase in overall traffic to reach 10.59 billion FTKs, thanks to its ability to capitalize on “very strong” trans-Pacific demand in early 2015, said Mark Sutch,Read More

ANA cutting cargo flights to China

ANA cutting cargo flights to China

August 24, 2016 at 5:41 pm 1 comment

Japan-based All Nippon Airways (ANA) is moving cargo from its freighters to the bellyholds of its passenger fleet, while scaling back scheduled all-cargo flights in October, the airline announced. The decision mirrors an industry-wide general freight trend, as increasing bellyhold capacity exerts downward pressure on the profits of freighter operations.Read More

Taiwanese air, marine firms form e-commerce alliance

Taiwanese air, marine firms form e-commerce alliance

December 31, 2015 at 10:48 pm 0 comments

Chinese media outlets are reporting that Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan-based shipper Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. and state-owned Chunghwa Post Co. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the goal of integrating air and marine shipping resources. From there, the postal service will provide door-to-door delivery service ofRead More

e-AWB gains momentum, but may miss goal

e-AWB gains momentum, but may miss goal

October 29, 2015 at 11:52 pm 0 comments

For the second-straight month, the usage of electronic air waybills (e-AWB) across the airfreight industry has grown by 2 percentage points, according to IATA. However, the added momentum appears to be insufficient for the industry to reach IATA’s goal of 45 percent penetration by the end of 2015. At theRead More

Carrier turf war turns Sea-Tac into a cargo player

Carrier turf war turns Sea-Tac into a cargo player

October 2, 2015 at 7:26 pm 0 comments

When the conversation turns to U.S. West Coast hubs, most for­warders, carriers and passengers think of LAX, San Francisco or San Diego. But what about Seattle – that place of timber, fish and software? While the Emerald City is known worldwide for such mega-retailers as Starbucks Coffee, Microsoft, Costco andRead More

SkyTeam Cargo upgrades tracking tool

SkyTeam Cargo upgrades tracking tool

September 22, 2015 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

The SkyTeam Cargo alliance, which consists of 12 different carriers, has launched an upgraded version of its online track and trace tool whereby customers can track their shipments across the combined network by entering the airway bill number on the website’s home page. The centralized IT system shared by allRead More