|Vol. 16 No. 85||
Tuesday October 24, 2017
for air freight markets could not be more uplifting, at least according
to one of Asia’s leading carriers. Taiwan’s EVA Air reports
that freight demand and economic indicators have been positive since
the second half of 2016 and the carrier is now looking to secure more
market share on key lanes to and from Asia.
Registration, sausage sizzle, and coffee from 7am, tee-off at 8am (sandwiches and drinks will be provided on-course), luncheon with open bar and presentations of course, and it is off to the links for a good cause in New South Wales, Australia today October 24.
“The Shipping Industry Golf Challenge 2017 is being held at Mona Vale Golf Club.
For the past 18 years, the golf day has raised funds for the Oncology Unit at the Westmead Children’s Hospital and last year’s event saw total donation to the hospital breaking through the $600,000 ($471K USD) barrier and confirming the Australian shipping industry’s status as being an “Official Benefactor” of the hospital.
Can’t make the first tee? Contribute here.
Move over bio fuel . . . staff at AIM Altitude (UK) pulled a Boeing 737 at Bournemouth Airport, a distance of 50 meters, to raise money for Wessex Cancer Trust.
The event was a first-ever, plane-pulling event for AIM Altitude’s team that managed a third-place finish, beating 15 more experienced teams.
Yanking an aircraft across the tarmac is an annual event, which has raised more than £100,000 for good causes over the last nine years.
AIM Altitude, which creates stunning cabin interiors, chose to support Wessex Cancer Trust. Wessex Cancer Trust provides practical and emotional support for cancer sufferers in seven support centers throughout the United Kingdom.
Tugs at the heart too . . .
recent launch of the ‘AISATS Cargo’ mobile app by Air India
SATS Airport Services (AISATS), with its facilities located at the Bengaluru
International Airport (KIA), marked one more milestone in the move towards
boosting the pharma and perishable exports from the country.
Bengaluru Versus Hyderabad
and Hyderabad airports (the first run by GVK and the second by GMR)
have upped their game to become the focal point for air cargo in the
Knitting A Success
Some time ago, for example, Bengaluru Airport, in collaboration with its cargo partners Menzies Aviation Bobba Bangalore and AISATS, successfully completed a three-month run of its bonded trucking service from Tirupur (320 km by road from Bangalore)—well known as the Knitwear Capital of India—to the airport. Part of an ambitious project, the Knitwork Connect BLR was started in April this year with the aim of speeding up international trade from the airport.
Wild About Hari
Bangalore Airport Operations President Hari Marar supplied the reason
behind pushing cargo:
Keep On Truckin’
out that trucking cargo between Tirupur and Bengaluru will form “a
critical part of the Airport’s cargo operation.”
Coolport Is Too Cool
and automotive parts notwithstanding, the airport has witnessed a
steady increase in perishable cargo volume, with a CAGR of 15 percent.
Chew On Cool
AISATS CEO Mike
Chew said that the “dedicated facility would play a vital role
in supporting better trade facilitation, and boost exports and imports
of temperature sensitive products.”
Hyderabad Cool End To End
km away from Bengaluru, the GMR Hyderabad airport is on a similar
Over the last
five years, pharma cargo from Hyderabad has seen a CAGR of 10 percent.
In addition, while Customs has permitted the movement of refrigerated
‘Cool Containers’ directly to and from the premises of
customers, Envirotainer has chosen the airport as the regional hub
for distribution of their products in India.
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