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  1. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Airline profits to rise amid recovery of cargo sector

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... profits to rise amid cargo recovery A rebound in cargo volumes and growing passenger demand has led a global airline lobby group to raise its forecast for airline profitability and revenues ... follows brighter prospects for the air cargo and passenger markets in the last three months, with the forecast for 2013 global gross domestic product growth being raised to 2.4 per cent amid ...

  2. Air passenger traffic jumps 42pc, cargo rises

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... during the Olympic Games last summer. Carriers flew 42 per cent more passengers in August, while cargo volumes swung back into positive territory as the government's stimulus measures ... next month because of the higher base a year ago. But this could be offset by the rebound in international traffic and cargo, which should have a more sustainable pick-up in the coming months, ...

  3. Air China looks to cargo venture with Cathay

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Air China aims to accelerate talks with Cathay Pacific Airways over an air cargo joint venture in Shanghai to compete with the stronger challenge posed by the merger of China ... competitiveness while speeding up its cargo co-operation with Cathay to increase its share of cargo business in Shanghai, Mr Huang said. 'If any antitrust or monopoly issues arise in the mainland ...

  4. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Passenger numbers rise for Asia-Pacific region's air carriers

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by CHATLOTTE SO

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Demand for regional travel boosts number of airline seats sold but international cargo tonnage slips Passenger numbers rise for region's air carriers Carriers in the Asia-Pacific region will fly higher this year as sustained economic growth in the region buoys passenger and cargo demand, the airlines trade body said yesterday. Some 207 ...

  5. Company profile- China Southern Airlines

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Southern Airlines' principal activities are the provision of passenger, cargo and mail airline services. It also provides aircraft maintenance, air catering operations, cargo forwarding, pilot training services, aircraft leasing, property development, aviation and advertising services. Other activities include aviation supplies, hotel management, travel servicing, ...

  6. China Southern Airlines

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The group's principal activities are the provision of passenger and cargo and mail airline services. It also provides aircraft maintenance, air catering operations, cargo forwarding, pilot training services, aircraft leasing, property development, aviation and advertising. Other activities include aviation supplies, hotel management, travel servicing, financial services, ...

  7. Airport tips record year

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee The Airport Authority said the number of flights in the first week of this month rose 13.2 per cent from last year, and it now expects record volumes in both passenger and cargo throughput this year. Stanley Hui Hon-chung, the authority's chief executive, said the number of passengers rose 10.7 per cent to 924,000, cargo traffic surged 20.7 per cent to 75,000 tonnes ...

  8. Europe's Carriers may lose US$1.1b

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Liu Shaoyong, chairman of China Eastern Airlines, said the cargo business was seriously hit by the recession. China Cargo Airlines, China Eastern's air cargo arm, would see cargo tonnage drop this year from 2011, he said. The cargo airline runs 19 freighters out of Shanghai, the city's largest all-cargo operator. Although there has been a modest bottoming out ...

  9. Mainland mega-carrier could emerge amid consolidation

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... such as British Airways or United Continental, industry experts said. John Cheetham, regional commercial manager in the Asia-Pacific for British Airways World Cargo, thought it was 'unavoidable' ... vice-president for AirBridgeCargo, who said the airline sector would 'see further steps to consolidate'. Song said the process of airline mergers, which led to the creation of the big three ...

  10. Sino-US pact opens the skies

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Sino-US air deal marks new era of open skies From 2007, both nations' airlines will have the right to provide cargo services to third countries China's new ... them to set up cargo hubs and serve third-country destinations without having to return to their home markets. Express operators such as United Parcel Service will be able to fly from a China ...




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