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Cargo Airline

FedEx to increase profit by HK$13.1 billion

FedEx has set a goal of boosting profit by US$1.7 billion within three years, primarily through cost reductions, to reposition the company as customers shift to slower, cheaper deliveries from costlier overnight shipments.

Thursday, 11 October, 2012, 3:03am

Outdated rules threaten HK's coveted role as global air cargo hub

In realtors' parlance, it would be easy to attribute Hong Kong's rise to being the world's busiest hub for international air cargo to three things: location, location, location.

8 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Call to lift spending on cargo facilities

Capital spending to bolster Hong Kong's port and air cargo facilities in the face of growing competition from the mainland needs to accelerate, government advisers said.

13 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

US wants details four hours before goods land

Asian-based airlines flying goods to the United States must electronically submit a list of the shipments they transport to US customs at least four hours before landing, according to rules unveiled yesterday.

22 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

US unveils new air-cargo security proposals

Little opposition is expected after an earlier attempt failed

United States Customs authorities yesterday unveiled new proposals for regulations governing airborne exports to the US, with the rules requiring cargo data for shipments from Asia to be electronically registered four hours before landing.

22 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Chek Lap Kok airlines and traders will be helped to ride out downturn

The relief package could be released today, say sources

The Airport Authority is poised to unveil a package of measures aimed at helping airlines and franchise operators at Chek Lap Kok ride out the downturn in air travel through Hong Kong.

24 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

US carriers get right to launch new SAR flights

The United States Department of Transport has given five of its carriers interim authority to launch new flights from Hong Kong to other regional markets.

Four cargo airlines - Federal Express (FedEx), United Parcel Service (UPS), Polar Air Cargo and Northwest Airlines - were granted the right to offer 19 new fifth-freedom services from Chek Lap Kok.

27 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Interest in forum at record intensity

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) exhibition this week marks a milestone: it is the biggest single forum and exposition in the 42-year history of the air cargo industry group.

Lined up for the four-day event are more than 200 exhibitors from a broad spectrum of industry-related fields.

17 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Air cargo rises on technology and retail trends

Air cargo's share of Hong Kong's external trade value has been rising for seven years and shows no signs of letting up, according to the Airport Authority.

10 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Technology holds the key to keep cargo moving

The impact of new technology on the dynamics of the air cargo industry will be the topic most on the minds of attendees at this year's International Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition, according to conference organisers.

5 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

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