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Tel Aviv Joins Virgin Atlantic’s Growing Cargo Network

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Virgin Atlantic’s first flight to Tel Aviv touched down at Ben Gurion International Airport on 25 September 2019 with a full cargo payload as the airline continues to extend its international route network. The new daily Airbus A330-300 flights offer 20 tonnes of cargo capacity …

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Trans-Siberian Container Shipments Grew 25% in Eight Months

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: “In the first eight months of 2019, container transportation on the Trans-Siberian Railway increased 25% over the same period last year: up to 727,000 TEU containers,” said General Director and Chairman of the Board of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov at a plenary meeting of the …

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Indian Railways, Confederation of Indian Industries Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Facilitation of Green Initiatives

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Indian Railways have undertaken some major Green initiatives as part of India’s contribution towards mitigation of global warming and combating climate change. To carry forward this green initiative, an MoU was signed between Ministry of Railways and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) for facilitation …

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Chennai Port, KIA Motors Sign Agreement on Export of Cars

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Chennai Port Trust signed an Memorandum of Agreement with KIA Motors, Korean automaker along with their Logistic Partners M/s. Glovis India Anantpur Pvt Ltd, for export of cars made in India through Chennai Port on 05 September 2019. The agreement was signed by Mr. Mukesh …

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Trade War Impacting Air Freight Demand: IATA

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.2% in July 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the ninth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in …

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First Joint Shipments of DSV Panalpina

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The DSV Panalpina engine is warming up as the new company moves the first shipments through its combined network and the Charter Network in particular. Aircraft engines usually fly from A to B attached to the wings of an airplane. Not in this case: On …

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