Air Freight

China Eastern Airlines and Thales/ACSS extend their avionics partnership with retrofit upgrades for improving air traffic efficiency and capacity

* China Eastern Airlines has selected to retrofit its 203 B737 aircraft with the Thales/ACSS NXT-800 DO-260B compliant transponders to meet the requirements of the CAAC ADS-B Out mandate. * China Eastern Airlines is the first carrier in mainland China to select the Thales/ACSS NXT-800 transpo...

2020-09-24 15:00 798

DACHSER launches weekly charters from Hong Kong to Frankfurt

HONG KONG, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the autumn peak season and capacity shortages brought on by the coronavirus crisis, Dachser is expanding its premium charter program to include theHong Kong--Frankfurt route startingat the beginning of September. The company also recently a...

2020-09-15 16:34 1391

KLM and TU Delft present successful first flight Flying-V

SINGAPORE, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The scale model of the Flying-V - the energy-efficient aircraft of the future - has flown for the first time. A year and a half ago TU Delft and KLM announced the start of the design of the Flying-V during IATA 2019 and after extensive wind tunnel tests a...

2020-09-14 11:45 1808

DB Schenker starts Global Flight Operations to provide Air Cargo capacities for China

* 10 connections per week between Beijing, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Hongkong, Chicago and Frankfurt * Recovery of passenger flight schedules not expected soon * Already 1190 full charter flights this year SHANGHAI and ESSEN, Germany, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DB Schenker has launched its ne...

2020-09-10 19:00 2263

Summer Savings on Train Tickets to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam to Celebrate Eurostar Launch on Trip.com

LONDON, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trip.com is marking the launch of Eurostar tickets on its platform with a summer sale offering holiday makers discounts on trips across the channel. In addition to a 5% discount on Eurostar services to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, Trip.com is also off...

2020-07-20 18:04 1059

4PX Express Launches New Sino-French Cross-border Logistics Service

SHENZHEN, China, July 6, 2020  /PRNewswire/ -- 4PX Express, one of China's leading cross-border logistics service providers, has recently launched the 4PX Sino-French air express service, providing time-sensitive parcel forwarding services to the Chinese community inFrance and Chinese students st...

2020-07-06 16:00 601

DHL welcomes Justin Baird as head of its Asia Pacific Innovation Center

* Baird will drive the deployment of innovative logistics solutions by leveraging emerging technologies and partnerships with customers and experts * He brings twenty years of experience in management, digital innovation, and product development and commercialization to the role SINGAPORE, Jun...

2020-06-23 10:59 1347

Rhenus Delivers Over 200 Million Essential Medical Supplies to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Asia and Europe

SINGAPORE, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rhenus Group taps on its extensive and robust supply chain network to support COVID-19 relief efforts across borders. Logistics teams inAsia work seamlessly together to help customers deliver essential medical supplies, despite supply chain challen...

2020-06-16 14:51 828

MGH Pakistan Operates Multiple Air Charters for Delivering Masks to Germany

LAHORE, Pakistan, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MGH Logistics Pakistan completed two charter operations fromLahore to Frankfurt, Germany within a span of 2 weeks. Charters carried over 10 Million pieces of masks to a German client.

2020-06-10 21:52 1249

Safety comes first at Hong Kong Airlines

HONG KONG, May 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To help travellers book with confidence and fly with assurance, Hong Kong Airlines has introduced the following to enhance our customer experience: Hong Kong Airlines aircraft Unlimited flexibility, n...

2020-05-30 00:36 3348

Dachser adds more transpacific charters to cover the North and South American markets

HONG KONG, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Given the continued volatility in the air freight market, Dachser is adding more dedicated charter services fromAsia tothe United States to ensure capacity for customers. Dachser adds more transpacific ...

2020-05-19 16:10 1706

Thales announces that SF Airlines, China's leading freight airline, will retrofit their aircraft with Thales/ACSS avionics to improve air traffic efficiency and capacity

* SF Airlines has selected Thales and ACSS as the exclusive equipment supplier for airborne ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) equipment for its fleet to improve air traffic efficiency and capacity, in an active response to CAAC's (Civil Aviation Administration ofChina) call for...

2020-05-19 14:18 882

MGH Flies SpiceJet Charters Ensuring India's Supply Chain Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

GURGAON, India, May 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SpiceJet's fleet of five dedicated freighters are crisscrossing the global skies carrying vital supplies including medicines, medical devices, cold-chain medical supplies, farm produce for various governments, medical and pharma companies, retailers and...

2020-05-03 10:00 1897

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: Freight Activity Falls After Historic Rise with Disruption Ahead - Double Digit Impact Expected in Q2

ABI Research whitepaper identifies the short-and long-term impacts the global pandemic will have on Freight Transportation and Logistics OYSTER BAY, New York, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- It is no surprise that the COVID-19 outbreak has led to panic buying of items such as toilet paper and san...

2020-04-21 20:30 1538

HNA's Africa World Airlines helps the Ghanaian government in the fight against COVID-19

BEIJING, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With the spread of COVID-19 worldwide, Africa, the continent with the largest concentration of developing countries, faces severe challenges in terms of funding and shortages of material and equipment needed for epidemic prevention and control. HNA Group's A...

2020-04-08 14:50 1601

Dachser builds on its growth driver

KEMPTEN, Germany, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Even as the global economy becomes increasingly weaker, Dachser was able to continue growing in 2019. The logistics provider increased its consolidated net revenue by a solid 1.6 percent toEUR 5.66 billion. Driving this growth was again the Road Log...

2020-04-08 13:09 1482

GEODIS Establishes an Air Bridge From China to Transport Millions of Masks

LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GEODIS has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks fromChina to France. In order to respond to requests from the national authorities, GEODIS is planning 16 flights over the coming w...

2020-03-31 20:13 778

Nippon Express Receives GDP Certification for Temperature-controlled Facility in Narita Area

TOKYO, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nippon Express Co., Ltd., has received Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification indicating compliance with industry-accepted standards for the proper distribution of pharmaceutical products for its in-transit air cargo storage services at the Narita Te...

2020-03-26 15:00 1300

World ATM Congress Honours Maverick Awards 2020 Winners

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ATCA (the Air Traffic Control Association) and CANSO (the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation) are honoured to announce the winners for the inauguralMaverick Awards presented by World ATM Congress. The Awards — which received over 100 nominat...

2020-03-24 00:30 1585

Vietjet offers "SKY COVID CARE" insurance to all passengers amid the COVID-19 outbreak

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The new-age carrier Vietjet offers the SKY COVID CARE insurance, which covers fromVND20,000,000 (US$857) to a maximum of VND200,000,000 (US$8,570) benefits for all passengers flying on the airline's domestic flights inVietnam from March 23...

2020-03-23 12:09 1502
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