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Vietnam Airlines to construct aviation logistics center in Can Tho City

Vietnam Airlines to construct aviation logistics center in Can Tho City

Jun. 17 | Flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to build an aviation logistics center in the southern city of Can Tho in Vietnam that will connect to Can Tho and Tan Son Nhat airports. The city of Can Tho will earmark 27 hectares of land next to Can Tho International...

DSV Panalpina to claim 6% market share, become 3rd largest global forwarder

DSV Panalpina to claim 6% market share, become 3rd largest global forwarder

Jun. 13 | The acquisition of Panalpina by DSV will produce the world’s third largest forwarder by revenue, and create a rival for market leaders Kuehne + Nagel and DHL Global Forwarding & Freight, according to a new Transport Intelligence (Ti) report. The...

CEVA, CMA CGM continue SEA expansion with new empty container service

CEVA, CMA CGM continue SEA expansion with new empty container service

Jun. 12 | Vientiane CEVA Logistics and CMA CGM have introduced a combined ocean freight and cross-border trucking service between Thailand and Laos that enables both importers and exporters to reduce their carbon footprint as empty containers no longer have to...

Thailand Post upgrades air mail delivery to ICAO standards

Thailand Post upgrades air mail delivery to ICAO standards

Jun. 12 | Thailand Post said it has upgraded its air mail delivery system and launched what it claimed is the world’s first regulated postal authority that meets the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) standard. Thailand Post president Samorn...

Various customs automation programs poised for a June rollout

Various customs automation programs poised for a June rollout

Jun. 10 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is set to implement at all Philippine ports this month several computerization projects that aim to streamline customs processes and operations. These projects include the Goods Declaration Verification System (GDVS), National...

HKIA details strategy to transform into an airport city

HKIA details strategy to transform into an airport city

Jun. 10 | Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has outlined its strategy to transform Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) into an “airport city” to “secure and strengthen HKIA’s status as an international aviation hub through rigorous development of various...

ACI, IATA, WWACG agree on new industry-wide governance on slot allocation

ACI, IATA, WWACG agree on new industry-wide governance on slot allocation

Jun. 9 | Three air transport organizations have signed a new industry-wide governance on slot allocation that will see airport operators, airlines, and slot coordinators jointly and equally determine the global guidelines for the allocation of airport slots. The...

Transport sector, SE Asia to dominate APEC energy demand through 2050—report

Transport sector, SE Asia to dominate APEC energy demand through 2050—report

Jun. 8 | Accounting for 57% of energy demand in 2016, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region is expected to see a 21% rise in demand over the next 30 years, largely due to population and economic growth in Southeast Asia and the rapid growth of the...

Third terminal planned for Vietnam’s Da Nang airport

Third terminal planned for Vietnam’s Da Nang airport

Jun. 6 | A third terminal will be built at Da Nang International Airport in the coastal city of Da Nang in central Vietnam to increase the airport’s capacity to 28 million passengers and 200,000 tonnes of cargo by 2030, according to the airport’s operator. The...

HK port cargo, box throughput decline in Q1

HK port cargo, box throughput decline in Q1

Jun. 5 | Hong Kong’s total port cargo throughput in the first quarter of this year dropped by about 10% year-on-year to 59.1 million tonnes, official data showed. Of this total, inward and outward port cargo decreased by 8.9% and 12% compared to the first...
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