Amazon expands in China

February 10, 2016
Amazon.com Inc. is aggressively expanding its logistics operations in China as part of a broader effort to control the rising cost of shipping billions of packages. Its plans in China, outlined in filings there, include...

Iberia announces new Japanese and Chinese routes

February 9, 2016
Iberia has announced two new routes from Madrid to Tokyo and Shanghai. Flights to the Japanese capital will start on October 18, with a three-times weekly service departing Madrid on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at...

Chinese airlines to blacklist unruly passengers

February 9, 2016
Customers behaving badly may finally get their comeuppance, thanks to an airline blacklist that’s in the works. Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan Airlines and Spring Air have teamed up to prevent unruly...

WFS to acquire CAS

February 8, 2016
Worldwide Flight Services will acquire Consolidated Aviation Services, the airline ground handling company recently announced in a deal that will expand WFS operations in the US. The acquisition is the first big purchase since Paris-based...

SIA, FCS renew cargo handling contract

February 8, 2016
Singapore Cargo Airlines and Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS) have renewed the carrier’s cargo handling contract, thus carrying on their trustful partnership of the past years. Hans-Georg Emmert, managing director, FCS said, “We are very pleased...

Volga-Dnepr, Bollore Logistics to discover life signs on Mars

February 8, 2016
Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated three An-124-100 cargo flights for global logistics company BOLLORE LOGISTICS carrying equipment and materials for the ExoMars space exploration programme that aims to discover any traces of life on Mars. The...

LAX passenger volume increases by 6% in 2015

February 7, 2016
Los Angeles International Airport set another record for passenger volume in 2015, with more than 74.9 million passengers passing through the facility, airport officials recently said. The passenger volume last year was up 6 percent...

Alaska Airlines re-brands itself

February 7, 2016
Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden unveiled recently a major rebranding that adds a vivid splash of color to the hometown carrier's jets. The airplanes currently sport a purely black-and-white livery with "Alaska" written in a...

SITA invests in P2F firm

February 2, 2016
Singapore Technologies Aerospace (ST Aerospace) has completed its investment of the additional 20 percent equity interest in Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW). The investment was completed following the receipt of regulatory approvals and fulfilment of customary conditions...

China Airlines partners with APG

January 26, 2016
APG is pleased to announce a new GSA partnership with China Airlines effective from the 1st of January 2016. APG has been appointed as the General Sales Agent of China Airlines in Cyprus and...