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By Hpanchal on December 14, 2012
  • Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, won the Air Cargo Carrier of the Year Award at the 2012 Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards in Singapore. The annual awards night, attended by more than 300 senior executives in the logistics and supply chain industry across Asia - recognizes corporations and individuals in the fields of supply chain and logistics.
  • Japan Airlines (JAL) has reached a cargo codeshare agreement with Kalitta Air and Pacific Air Cargo (PAC) for flights between Honolulu and Los Angeles. The flights are operated five times a week by Kalitta and will be coded with JAL’s flight number. Kalitta is a U.S. air cargo carrier providing global chartered and scheduled transportation services using 22 Boeing 747 freighters. Kalitta flies between Honolulu and Los Angeles for PAC, which is the cargo sales and handling agent for Kalitta. JAL recently negotiated a cargo ground handling agreement with PAC prior to the codeshare agreement.

  • Crestron is expanding its contract with Kuehne + Nagel Belgium. Starting in January Kuehne + Nagel will employ about 10 of Crestron ́s logistics employees and will manage all logistics activities. Kuehne + Nagel will also invest in technical rooms and special installations to accommodate Crestron ́s highly technical activities. With the new set-up Kuehne + Nagel is optimizing the supply chain and reducing logistics costs.

  • Starting Dec.14, Korean Air will operate A330-300 instead of B737-900ER on its Seoul Incheon (ICN) - Vladivostok (VVO) route. From the operation of wide-body aircraft, the cargo capacity from Seoul Incheon will increase to 10 tons per flight, 70 tons weekly. Korean Air’s service to Vladivostok will depart from Seoul Incheon every day at 9:45 a.m. and will arrive in Vladivostok at 2:30 p.m. on the same day. The return flight will depart from Vladivostok at 4 p.m., arriving in Seoul Incheon at 4:50 p.m. on the same day.

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