Views - 8 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:53
Qatar Airways Cargo has taken delivery of its 13th Boeing 777 freighter.
Views - 6 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:52
Paris (Reuters): Airbus sold 56 aircraft and delivered 55 in September to remain in second place behind US rival Boeing in the first nine months of the year, monthly data published by the firm on Friday showed.
Views - 17 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:52
Singapore (Reuters): Emirates is open to cooperation with rival Etihad Airways in areas including procurement, its president Tim Clark said last week adding a full merger between the pair was unlikely but up to the owners.
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Paris (Reuters): Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders reiterated on Friday the group could face significant fines as the result of UK and French corruption investigations into the use of middlemen in plane sales.
Views - 8 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:47
New Delhi (Reuters): Jet Airways said it had agreed to buy 75 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, and that it could purchase another 75 to help it expand in a booming Indian market.
Views - 13 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
Oman’s Sohar Port and Freezone has revealed that the first phase of its mega expansion plans is set to get under way.
Views - 33 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
Hayleys Advantis was recognised as one of Asia’s Top Employer Brands at the World HRD Congress’ Best Employer Brand Awards 2017 which was held recently in Singapore.
Views - 36 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
“We need to understand that the demand for the carriage of goods is a derived demand and it is derived out of demand for trade.
Views - 283 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
The world’s largest container shipping company Maersk Line, with a presence in Sri Lanka for more than 25 years, continues to invest in Sri Lanka and contribute to its economy by bringing some of the latest and largest ships to Colombo.
Views - 43 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka conducted a special seminar titled ‘Hub Operations; future opportunities for investment in Sri Lanka’ on 12 October at the BOI Auditorium, 8th Floor, West Tower, World Trade Centre, Colombo.
Views - 10 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
UAE-based global marine terminal operator DP World is set to start construction on its integrated port, logistics and economic zone in Dakar, Senegal, by the end of 2018, said a top official.
Views - 156 Monday, 9 October 2017 00:00
President Maithripala Sirisena’s three day visit to Bangladesh in July 2017 was important and timely for strong bilateral ties between the two countries. Following bilateral discussions a few important agreements were signed between the two countri
Views - 18 Monday, 9 October 2017 00:00
Paris (Reuters): France’s air accident investigation agency said last week it would lead the probe into an engine explosion that prompted the emergency landing of an Air France A380 superjumbo in Canada with over 500 people on board.
Views - 10 Monday, 9 October 2017 00:00
Sydney (Reuters): Australian authorities said they deeply regret not finding missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and the ongoing mystery is “unacceptable,” in their final report on the unsuccessful search which was published last week.
Views - 31 Monday, 9 October 2017 00:00
Boeing has rolled out the first 787-10 Dreamliner built for Singapore Airlines at its Final Assembly facility in North Charleston, South Carolina.
Views - 23 Monday, 9 October 2017 00:00
The fourth Global 7000 flight test vehicle took off from Bombardier’s facility in Toronto last week.
Views - 27 Monday, 9 October 2017 00:00
Qatar Airways has ordered two Boeing 747-8 Freighters and four Boeing 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $ 2.16 billion at list prices.
Views - 63 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:08
Walkers Colombo Shipyard Ltd., a subsidiary of MTD Walkers PLC, has successfully completed the construction of its second vessel, a 10 tonne bollard pull tug ‘Seagulf 2’.
Views - 9 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:07
Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, announced development of the new Sabre Content Services for Lodging, a technology solution that will integrate multiple sources of content including the Sabre global di
Views - 50 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:07
Earlier in December 2016, Wilhelmsen Meridian Navigation Ltd. instituted three separate actions against three of its employees for unlawfully sharing commercially sensitive and confidential information belonging to Wilhelmsen Meridian Navigation Ltd.
Views - 10 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:06
MADRID (Reuters): Major airlines around the world were briefly hit by computer problems last week, causing some minor delays at airports, due to a problem with a system from Spanish travel technology firm Amadeus.
Views - 11 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:05
Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, and Turkish Airlines, Turkey’s national air carrier, have signed a codeshare agreement that will be effective from 1 November. The agreement will expand the travel opportunities
Views - 59 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:05
DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, clinched Gold for ‘Customer Services Department of the Year’ for its Sri Lankan office at the 14th Annual International Business Awards announced by Stevie Awards USA.
Views - 10 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:04
SINGAPORE (Reuters): Boeing Co said on Friday it had increased its 20-year forecast for Southeast Asian demand by 460 aircraft, the largest jump of any global region, as low-cost carriers make travel more accessible.
Views - 12 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:02
Reuters: Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest for international traffic, recorded its busiest month ever in August for passenger traffic, which the operator said was boosted by a seasonal increase in travellers.
Views - 9 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:01
Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Lufthansa Group have confirmed 1 October 2017 as the launch date for their joint venture co-operation covering flights between Singapore, Australia and Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium.
Views - 16 Monday, 2 October 2017 00:00
EVERETT, Wash., (Reuters): Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said last week the carrier plans to expand its fleet, stepping up orders for Boeing Co aircraft and accepting four Airbus aircraft that it had cancelled in July because of delays
Views - 118 Wednesday, 27 September 2017 00:00
Tilak Dissanayake, Engineer, and Anil Kumar, Principal Surveyor and Area Business Development Manager – South Asia of Lloyd’s Register Asia are scheduled to address the 2017 International Conference of the Chartered
Views - 21 Wednesday, 27 September 2017 00:00
Hong Kong/Beijing (Reuters): Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group has taken control of logistics unit Cainiao and pledged to spend 100 billion yuan ($ 15 billion) over five years to build out a global logistics network, underscoring aggressive expan
Views - 68 Monday, 25 September 2017 00:00
Sri Lanka is driving towards establishing itself as a regional maritime and logistics hub. Being blessed with a geographical positioning to complement this objective along with a heritage of shipping and trading, we are making steady progress towards
Saturday, 18 November 2017
The aim of this article is to explore Iran’s nuclear program and its consequences throughout the world. Iran one of the nuclear power countries in the Middle East, which has brought very grave concern to the US.
Saturday, 18 November 2017
The plight of small island states was forcefully voiced by Maldivian Minister for Environment and Energy Thoriq Ibrahim at the 23rd Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change (COP23) being held in Bonn, Germany.
Friday, 17 November 2017
The Budget proposals of the Unity Government under the theme ‘Blue Green Budget’ for the fiscal year 2018 are expected to support the achievement of medium-term targets such as Per Capita Income of $ 5,000
Friday, 17 November 2017
One has only to read the wide and varied responses to Budget 2018 (B18) to realise how fissured our society is.
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