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Finnair Cargo picks Air Logistics Group as GSSA for China

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August 31, 2018 Finnair Cargo has appointed Air Logistics China as its general sales and service agent (GSSA) in Mainland China. The Air Logistics Group company started working with Finnair Cargo in Nanjing on 1 August, and the agreement in Guangzhou, Xi’an and Chongqing will be effective from 1 September. Finnair Cargo sales director for […]

NYK to Combine Port and Harbor Transportation Businesses

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August 31, 2018 Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Mitsubishi Logistics Corporation (MLC) agreed to form a joint holding company to integrate port and harbor transportation business companies of NYK. Specifically, the integration relates to the management of the four NYK Group terminal operation companies in Japan, and merging of UNI-X Corporation and […]

Boxship Catches Fire off Singapore

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August 31, 2018 A 9,092 TEU containership owned by China’s COSCO Shipping Lines caught fire on August 23, while it was en route to Singapore.  As informed, a dense smoke was detected in hold number 4 of MV COSCO Shipping Thames voyage 6E. The crew activated the fire extinguisher system and subsequently put out the […]

Kuehne + Nagel to establish single region for Europe

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August 30, 2018 Kuehne + Nagel will establish a single region for Europe, consolidating management for all countries under one roof with its head office in Hamburg, Germany. Dr Hansjorg Rodi, who has been responsible for the Central and Eastern European region and managing director for Germany since October 2016, will lead the Europe region. […]

Ethiopian Cargo connects Miami with Africa for the first time

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August 30, 2018 History was made on 29 August when Ethiopian Cargo touched down in Miami, creating the first-ever cargo route between the African continent and the Florida city. The twice-weekly scheduled flights to Addis Ababa will operate on a route including intermediate stops in Spain, Colombia and Belgium on inbound and outbound services, all […]

Surge in second-quarter profit masks underlying challenges for AirAsia

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August 30, 2018 AirAsia Group reported a surge in second-quarter net profit on the back of a tax benefit, but operating profit fell sharply as fuel and maintenance costs increased. The Malaysian budget carrier said on Thursday that net profit for April-June rose by 147 percent to 361.8 million ringgit ($88 million). However, that was […]

Air France unions brandish new strike threat

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August 30, 2018 Air France-KLM’s French unions voiced impatience on Thursday with a frozen pay dispute, threatening renewed industrial action unless the airline group resumes talks that were curtailed by its chief executive’s resignation in May. The group has refused to reopen pay talks pending the arrival of its next CEO Ben Smith in late […]

Sky Lease signs agreement with Navitrans for one Boeing 747-400

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August 30, 2018 Sky Lease has signed a lease agreement with Navitrans for one Boeing 747-400ERF for 36 months starting on 1 September. The addition to the Navitrans fleet is scheduled to operate three flights a week between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport providing up to 120 tons of capacity with […]

WFS to handle cargo for Thai Airways in UK and Ireland

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August 30, 2018 Thai Cargo has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a five-year cargo handling contract in the UK and Ireland, starting 1 September. WFS will provide handling for Thai’s double daily Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 from London Heathrow to Bangkok as well as regional cargo handling across its UK and Ireland stations and […]

Hermes takes over SEKO Logistics’ German operations

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August 30, 2018 Hermes Germany will be taking over SEKO Logistics’ German operations, with employees at both SEKO’s Bremen and Frankfurt offices being incorporated into the new structure. Hermes will become a key partner for the global SEKO network, which has more than 120 branches in over 40 countries, focusing on omni-channel logistics, white glove […]