Top 5 ground handling innovations

In anticipation of a continued increase in cargo volumes into 2019, particularly of high-value and specialized goods, such as pharmaceuticals and e-commerce, industry providers are working to develop technologies optimizing security and efficiency in operations. Ground handling operations, however, tend to be a weak point in the supply chain and are often badly in need […]

Haimen Nantong under consideration as site for Shanghai’s third airport

Speculation emerged yesterday that Shanghai’s third airport will be built in the neighboring county-level city Haimen, located within Jiangsu province’s prefecture-level city of Nantong, which would mean cities Kunshang, Wuxi, Ningbo and Jiaxiang, previously rumored to be potential sites for Shanghai’s third airport, may have struck out. Given increasing challenges to capacity at Shanghai airports […]

Vietnam prepares for Long Thanh Airport construction

Yesterday, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister, Trinh Dinh Dung, called for expeditious completion and submission of the Long Thanh International Airport Project feasibility report, so that it can be reviewed and approved during the Vietnamese National Assembly in October, allowing construction of the new airport to begin early next year. Aware of shifting cargo flows due […]

Wuxi airport announces 2019 expansion plans

Yesterday, Sunan Shuofang International Airport (WUX) announced it will extend its apron at the airport to attract more flights and expand its cargo network. The apron expansion project is expected to begin this month and will increase the number of aircraft parking positions at the airport from the currently available 24 to 32. Located in […]

West delta rising part II: comprehensive network expansion and complementing airport strategies

Today’s Part II continues our feature considering the role of the recently opened Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge in supporting the diversification of cargo flows in China’s Pearl River Delta region. Read on to learn more about the role of the HZMB in PRD airports’ strategies to expand cargo logistics networks by air or click here to […]
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