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Overheard at Cargo Facts Asia

Overheard at Cargo Facts Asia

May 18, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

SHANGHAI – Last month, Air Cargo World co-hosted the sixth annual presentation of Cargo Facts Asia, in Shanghai. A record crowd of senior executives from all links in the air cargo supply chain gathered at the Grand Hyatt in Pudong for tremendous networking opportunities with peers from around the globe, and presentationsRead More

dnata acquires AirLogistix USA, enters US market

dnata acquires AirLogistix USA, enters US market

May 11, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

On May 10 2017, Dubai-based ground handler and cargo terminal operator, dnata announced it was making an entry into the U.S. market with the acquisition of two AirLogistix USA facilities in the Lone-Star State. In recent years, AirLogistix USA has invested heavily in dedicated perishables facilities to support the growingRead More

Valentine’s Day surge in flower traffic smells sweet at LATAM Cargo [VIDEO]

Valentine’s Day surge in flower traffic smells sweet at LATAM Cargo [VIDEO]

February 15, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

With Valentine’s Day finally in the rear-view mirror, carriers like LATAM Cargo are savoring one of the mainstays of the Latin Americans airfreight business: the annual January surge in flower shipment. This year, the Chile-based carrier handled more than 160 million bouquets of flowers (around 9,000 short tons) in theRead More

Yangtze River Express latest carrier on Halifax lobster trail

Yangtze River Express latest carrier on Halifax lobster trail

January 6, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Canadian crustaceans beware. The new year celebration is not yet over, thanks in part to Yangtze River Express Airlines, the latest cargo carrier to add services to Halifax Airport to take advantage of the booming lobster export season, the airport announced. The first Yangtze River Express 747-400F will depart HalifaxRead More

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Panalpina posts flat profits in post-oil market

July 21, 2016 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

Long-term low oil prices are forcing Panalpina to restructure and pivot towards other sectors in search of cargo, the 3PL said in its report on first-half results for 2016, which were mostly lackluster Panalpina announced a gross profit of US$745.8 million for the first half of 2016, which CEO PeterRead More

Yusen targets intra-Asian e-commerce with Hong Kong cool center

Yusen targets intra-Asian e-commerce with Hong Kong cool center

April 28, 2016 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Japan-based Yusen Logistics recently opened a new temperature-controlled facility at the Tsuen Wan Logistics Center in Hong Kong – a move aimed at satisfying the region’s growing demand for e-commerce-fueled food imports from Japan and Europe.  Yusen’s new chilled facility is symbolic of the changing commodity flows moving through Asia.Read More

PACTL launches CEIV-certified Cool Center in Shanghai

PACTL launches CEIV-certified Cool Center in Shanghai

April 15, 2016 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

The Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) recently began regular operations at its new, CEIV-certified “Cool Center” on-site at Pudong International Airport. With the new temperature-controlled terminal operating under the best practices of IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) program for pharmaceuticals, PACTL offers completeRead More

AirBridge experiences flower power in February

AirBridge experiences flower power in February

March 28, 2016 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

So far this year, everything has been coming up roses for Russia-based AirBridgeCargo (ABC), and February was no exception. The airline reported its cargo volume for the month increased by 15 percent, year-over-year, driven by growth in fresh flower shipments. The achievement was even more impressive, given the fact thatRead More