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  1. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Global emissions deal may get green light

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is trying to mediate a global deal that brings all countries under an airline carbon emission scheme from 2020. The European Union started a regional ... director general of the Association of Asia-Pacific Airlines. "That … estimate must be seen in the context of total industry revenues in excess of US$600 billion, with more than three billion ...

  2. Asia-Europe shipping faces crunch as end to rate-fixing nears

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... on rates on the Asia-Europe route for more than a century. Shipping lines will no longer be able to set rates and will be forced to compete with each other, which is likely to drive rates down ... enjoyed from Europe's competition law. From October 18, any rate-fixing discussions among shipping lines will be subject to investigation by the European Union's Competition Directorate. ...

  3. EU accuses Cathay Pacific of fuel surcharge price-fixing

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Cathay Pacific Airways has become the latest airline to be charged by the European Union with price-fixing in relation to air-freight fuel surcharges. Hong Kong's flagship carrier yesterday said in an e-mail that it received a Statement of Objections from the EU about its air cargo operations. It has two months to file a response. 'Antitrust and environmental issues ...

  4. Garuda rebound offers lessons for Chinese carriers

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... of Indonesian airlines saw Garuda included in a blanket ban on flying to Europe by the European Union that was lifted only in July. 'I made a deal with the Minister of Transportation before ...

  5. Plunging rates threaten profits at shipping lines

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Shipping lines are on the brink of losing money on their Asia-Europe trade routes now that rates have fallen to a 10-year low- the result of the credit crunch that has reduced ... in Asia have become more prudent in exporting cargo out of concern that importers might fail to honour their payments as credit markets dry up. The abrupt decrease in the volume of shipments ...

  6. Airlines urge united emissions fight

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... charge airlines and passengers for their carbon footprints. This would leave airports, air navigation service providers, manufacturers and fuel suppliers off the hook, he said. The European Union ... jurisdictions, he said. Asian countries, including China, have been improving their air traffic management. Hong Kong was set to take a lead in Asia in replacing the radar-based navigation system ...

  7. Asian shippers to feel sea change over pricing

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... following planned changes to European Union competition laws. Shipping companies have been exempt from European antitrust laws over the past two decades, allowing them to continue a long-established ... is also under way in Europe. Shipping lines face less restrictive competition laws than airlines in Europe due to an exemption right granted by the European Union to shipping companies more than ...



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