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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 17 April 16-30, 2015  


FedEx to buy TNT Express for 4.4b euros
The Hague (AFP) : US delivery service FedEx reached a deal on April 7 to buy Dutch rival TNT Express for 4.4 billion euros (US$4.8 billion), ramping up its European presence as global e-commerce proliferates. The companies "reached conditional agreement on a recommended all-cash public offer of 8.00 euros per ordinary TNT Express share," a joint statement said. The offer represents a premium of 33 per cent over the closing share price of April 2, 2015, and a premium of 42 per cent over the ave. More...
Etihad Cargo focuses on pharmaceuticals
_A Monitor Report Abu Dhabi : Etihad Cargo, the freight division of United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier Etihad Airways, has unveiled TempCheck, its new cargo solution created to ensure the integrity of all temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical and healthcare products as they are transported around the world. All temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products, including blood plasma, tablets, medicines and anaesthetics, must be kept within different temperature ranges in compliance with industry a. More...
DHL parcel delivery boxes now in apartment buildings
_A Monitor Report Bonn : DHL customers now can, not only receive parcels using the parcel box, but can also send returns or other stamped parcels directly from home. Customers receive parcels at home just like their daily mail. DHL Parcel and Deutsche Annington have teamed up to offer renters another innovative solution for receiving their parcels. Beginning in April, DHL has installed private parcel delivery boxes (Paket-kästen) in apartment houses managed by Deutsche Annington, Germany's lar. More...
Turkish Cargo launches freighter service to Chicago
_A Monitor Report Istanbul : Along with its spectacular passenger growth, Turkish Airlines is also rapidly growing its cargo network and operations. In line with that growth, Turkish Cargo inaugurated service to the United States, beginning weekly freighter services to Chicago as from April 3. This all-cargo flight will supplement the already substantial cargo capacity currently available on our multiple passenger flights to cities in both the United States and Canada. Turkish Cargo provides . More...
Emirates SkyCargo Night
Khalid Ali J Hassan, Emirates Area Manager and Sheikh Idrish Ali, Emirates SkyCargo Manager along with Bangladesh SkyCargo Team are seen with the local cargo agents at the Emirates SkyCargo Night, held at The Westin Dhaka Hotel recently. More...
- Emirates? SkyCargo Night held in the City
- Emirates to restart flights to Baghdad from 1 March
- Canada wants Dhaka-Toronto direct air link
- Dhaka Regency Celebrated the Enchanting Valentine?s Day
- Sheer Joy of Shakrain, the kite festival
- India aims to achieve 1pc share of global arrivals this year
- Abu Dhabi named among top 10 destinations in 2015
- China is number one source of international tourists
- West Bengal Tourism reaching out to int?l tourism sectors
- Over 550,000 tourists spent more than $900m in Turkey in 2014
- Homestay programme gives authentic Indian-Myanmar experience in a remote region
- Record 56.4m tourists flocked to NY in 2014
- Cox?s Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive to be completed by next year
- Watch World Cup Cricket 2015 matches live at Dhaka Regency
- Kabab and Paratha Festival on at Khazana Gulshan
- Hotels in London report 8.3pc RevPAR Increase
- UCBL card holders to get free int?l SIMs from WOWtel
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