This week, Thailand’s Cabinet approved a proposal by the country’s Ministry of Transport for the construction of a third runway at Bangkok International Airport (BKK). The new runway will ease congest...
This week, Thailand’s Cabinet approved a proposal by the country’s Ministry of Transport for the construction of a third runway at Bangkok International Airport (BKK). The new runway will ease congestion at BKK and support its bid to become a hub for cargo in Southeast Asia. The third runway, which will be located parallel to […]
As the United States continues its national debate on immigration policies, congestion at the U.S.-Mexico border continues to worsen, causing increasing delays for cargo shipments. This week, cargo wait times – which already jumped from 50 minutes to up to 7 hours at certain ports last week – have now reached between 9 and 10 hours at certain ports. […]
Turkish Airlines is already seeking to capitalize on capacity available at its new hub in Istanbul (IST, former IATA code: ISL), with the addition of a route to Morocco’s Marrakech Manera Airport (RAK). Marrakech is the first destination the carrier has added from its hub and underscores already growing air cargo volumes and infrastructure at […]
This week, Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) and Moscow Cargo presented their “2030 Master Plan” for the expansion of the airport’s cargo complex to an audience including Chinese airline executives and members of a Chinese international trade committee, positioning the Russian airport to capture growing Chinese cross-border e-commerce demand. The Chinese Committee for the Promotion of […]
SHANGHAI – China’s fastest-growing express carrier, SF Express is developing its “SuperHub” in Ezhou city, as the base for its growing operations. The SuperHub will open by the end of 2021, SF Express VP George Li said during a presentation at Cargo Facts Asia, hosted by our sister publication, Cargo Facts, yesterday morning in Shanghai. […]
Logistics services provider Rhenus Group said it acquired Miami-based international freight forwarder Freight Logistics yesterday, in a bid to secure more access to air cargo traffic from the Americas regions. Freight Logistics, which operates a consolidation hub near Miami International Airport (MIA), also has offices in Argentina, Brazil and Chile. Founded in 2001, California-based Freight […]