China Airlines looks to Taiwan hub, CEIV cert for growth

Taiwan-based China Airlines became the latest carrier to receive CEIV-Pharma certification from IATA earlier this week. With a massive freighter fleet of eighteen 747-400Fs, the carrier is looking to specialty cargo for future growth as it works to position its operations base at Taoyuan Airport (TPE) as a transshipment hub. Industrywide, pharma volumes have been […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • April 24, 2019

China Airlines’ ramp operations for ULDs go paperless

In an effort to reduce its reliance on paper-based system and improve efficiency, China Airlines told Air Cargo World today that it has completed testing of its Mobile Ramp Project, which involves the use of handheld digital devices that can scan and track each ULD as they are loaded. The Taiwan-based carrier has been using […]
  • Randy Woods
  • December 17, 2018

UPS grows alternate delivery location offerings with Taiwan ‘e-lockers’

UPS is expanding delivery options for e-commerce shipments in Taiwan with the addition of more than 850 “e-lockers” as alternate delivery locations (ALDs). UPS is working with Palmbox and Chunghwa Post, via its iBox lockers, for e-commerce deliveries in Taiwan. Once Taiwanese customers receive deliveries from international retailers at an e-locker, UPS will notify the […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • August 20, 2018

The Plum Blossom Soars: How Taiwan’s largest cargo carrier makes freighters work

On the tail of every China Airlines aircraft, blazoned across the vertical stabilizer, there is an image of the iconic pink and white plum blossom. The flower is symbolic not only as the official flower of Taiwan, where China Airlines is based. It is also revered for its robustness and ability to endure harsh winter […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • November 2, 2017

Cargo turnaround continues into October for AAPA airlines

The turnaround in international air cargo demand has extended into the month of October with a 7.1 percent increase, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTK), for member airlines of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). Growth in demand significantly outpaced the 3.9 percent expansion in offered freight capacity, leading to a 1.9 percentage-point rise […]
  • Lewis King
  • November 29, 2016

UPS opens air hub at Taiwan Airport

UPS opened its newly relocated Trans Pacific Hub at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. Situated at the airport’s Air Cargo Terminal Logistics Warehouse, the hub occupies close to 82,000 square feet (7,618 square meters), a 40 percent increase in size from its previous location. “The new hub is expected to increase export processing capacity by more […]
  • June 2, 2014