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CSCL, OOIL to face revolt in over rates extra charges
China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and Orient Overseas (International) Ltd are facing a customer backlash as they impose extra charges and rate increases to stem losses in what may be the worst year for the shipping industry.
JAL to hike cargo surcharge
Japan Airlines will raise its international fuel cargo surcharges for flights only departing from Japan, effective August 1.
C. Southern plans to open Taiwan branch
Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines is likely to become China's first carrier to open a branch in Taiwan after it submitted Friday three copies of a document necessary for approval of the branch opening by the Taiwanese authorities.
Kuehne + Nagel opens new branch office in Chongqing
Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new branch office in Chongqing, further extending its strong footprint in China to 39 locations.
China's top 7 major ports report dip in Jan-May box traffic
Seven of the top 10 major container ports in China accumulated container throughput continued to fall between January and May, ranging from -2.3 percent to -20.9 percent.
Turkish Airlines doubles China-Turkey flights
Turkish Airlines launched five direct flights a week from Shanghai to Istanbul yesterday to take advantage of growing demand, Shanghai Daily reported, citing sources.
DHL China to open 10 more transportation hubs
DHL plans to open 10 regional domestic transportation hubs in major Chinese cities by the end of this year
ABC's new route Moscow - Milan
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has expanded its freighter services from Europe to Russia with a new route between Milan, Italy and Moscow.
DHL opens new hub in Shanghai
DHL has opened its new DHL Eastern China Domestic Transportation Hub in Shanghai - part of a US$25 million investment to strengthen the company's expertise in China's domestic road transportation market.
HKIA to boost competitiveness to stay ahead of rivals
Although Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is boosting its cargo handling capacity to 2.17 million tonnes per annum upon completion of airport expansion works, the impact on Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) depends on its overall comparative competitive advantages, a government official said.
Fraport consortium wins Russian airport bid
The Northern Capital Gateway consortium - in which Frankfurt Airport owner Fraport holds a 35.5% share - is the preferred bidder to operate St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport from 2010, following a tender process. The consortium beat two other bidders to the contract.
China to tweak export tax rates soon
China will remove or reduce export taxes on a range of products - from grain and rice to metals and other materials - effective from July 1.
Maersk increases rate in Asia route
Maersk Line said it's cargo from northeast and southeast Asia will be changed US$250 more per TEU from July 15, the company said in a statement.
JAL to reduce summer int'l flights
Japan Airlines Corp. will reduce flights on eight international routes this summer to deal with the drop in demand stemming from the global economic slump and swine flu pandemic, Kyodo News reported.
AAT's May cargo throughput down double-digit
Asia Airfreight Terminal Co Ltd (AAT) announced today its tonnage throughput for May 2009 was 37,039 tonnes, down 31 percent compared with the same month last year.
Grand China Shipping officially starts operation
Grand China Shipping (Yantai) Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Grand China Logistics Group under Hainan Airlines Group and Shandong Longkou Port Group, said it has officially started operation by June 8
Turkish Airlines to launch direct flights to China
Turkish Airlines has announced that it will launch direct flights form Istanbul to Beijing and Shanghai to meet the increased transport demand between Turkey and China
Cargo fraffic of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continues to fall in May
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) said it handled 3.6 million 259,000 tonnes of cargo in May, representing a 17.6 percent decrease year-on-year. Air traffic movements also dropped 9.1 percent to 23,435.
JAL cuts flight frequency on int'l routes
The JAL Group (JAL) said it has decided to reduce international flights frequency that are primarily on routes with several service offerings a day, from July 1, 2009.
AirBridgeCargo eyes prize competition drives up volumes
AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) sales vice president Tatyana Arslanova said its offer of prizes to forwarders who send freight has boosted volumes for the company as response was even greater than its previous 'To Russia with sport' campaign in summer 2008.
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