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Page 24 • aircargo asia-Pacific • JUNE-JULY 2016 For the best and latest news, just log in at www.aircargo-ap.com.au Are you getting your Aircargo news daily? Tuesday, 12 July 2016 Qantas freighters commence aus- tralia Post services AUstrALiA’s Qantas’s dedicated six aircraft freighter fleet for its Australia Post contract have begun services. Thur sday, 07 July 2016 air cargo industry on thin ice the air cargo industry is working frantically to find answers to shrinking markets and yields - and indications are that partnerships and freighter fleets all are in the firing line. Thur sday, 30 June 2016 australian border security expert calls for airport rethink AUstrALiA’s Office of transport se- curity has briefed airlines and airports following the suicide bomber attack at istanbul’s Ataturk international Airport in turkey - and a local expert has called for a rethink of airport security. Wednesday, 29 June 2016 africa’s air cargo has promise, but ‘needs a new focus’ Air cArgO executives in Africa speaking at the Africa Air cargo sum- mit in Addis Ababa say there is room for hope despite the downturn in the oil and gas market. thE rhENUs group has set up its own country organisation in the Unit- ed Arab Emirates (UAE) and opened its first business site in Dubai. it operates there through rhenus Logistics gulf DWc, a wholly owned subsidiary of the rhenus group. the company specialises in han- dling air and sea freight and providing customs clearance for imports and exports. its products also include pro- ject business, warehousing and road transportation to the gulf coopera- tion council countries. “By establishing a new national company with its own management structures, it’s possible to develop new transport routes and expand our spectrum of products,” said gerrit Kloezeman, managing di- rector at rhenus Logistics gulf DWc. the newly-opened business site is located in Dubai Logistics city, one of six clusters in the Dubai World cen- tral (DWc) free trade zone. Different modes of transport, production and logistics space are linked to each other through its strategic location between what will be the world’s largest air- port, Al Maktoum international Airport, and the Jebel Ali seaport. Once the final stage of the expansion has been completed at the airport, the facility is aiming to handle 16 million tonnes of freight and 220 million passengers every year. the services are provided for the whole of the UAE and there are plans to develop more areas in the Middle East. “We’ve been able to expand our freight forwarding business to include Doha in Qatar earlier than planned because of the high level of demand,” added Kloezeman. Rhenus Group sets up its own UAE offices in Dubai CBFCA program includes key agencies the customs Brokers Forwarders council of Australia (cBFcA) will hold its na- tional conference 06-08 October at the crown Promenade, Melbourne. this year’s event will focus on the ‘regulatory impact on trade Facilitation’. the speaking program will include a range of key regulatory agencies and in- dustry specific speakers including Daryl Quinlivan, Department of Agriculture and Water resources; Michael Outram, Australian Border Force and speakers from the Department of Foreign Affairs and trade and Office of transport security. the event will include a gala Dinner and Awards program. More information http://www.cbfca.com.au/cBFcA/Events Rates change Air France / KLM have incorporated Fsc/ssc into their general cargo rates and are all inclusive. AC moves Air canada is now handled by Men- zies in Australia. Rates changes iN Australia Latam cargo has incorpo- rated Fsc/ssc into their general cargo rates. AWB of A$20 is applicable and the Dangerous goods surcharge still applies.