Tag: Gulf

Agility reports 8.1% net profit rise, but air freight revenue and tonnage fall

Kuwait freight forwarder and logistics provider Agility has reported net profit rose 8.1 per cent to KD 21.6 million in the second quarter of 2019. Revenue was up 3.2 per cent to KD 396.3 million, while EBITDA (Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization) rose 31.2 per cent to K...

Oman Air Cargo launches mobile app

Oman Air Cargo has launched a mobile App to all customers including shippers and freight forwarders. The app has been developed in collaboration with QuantumID Technologies, which is Oman Air’s cargo system solution provider for ‘SmartKargo’ platform. The mobile App was officially launc...

Gulf Air appoints new senior manager for cargo in Bahrain

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has appointed Wael Mattar as senior manager for cargo at the airline’s hub in Bahrain. The appointment is in line with its Bahrainisation programme and its efforts to promote local Bahraini talents and human assets. Mattar has a long experience in airline s...

Oman Air Cargo adopts the electronic airway bill (e-AWB) standard

Oman Air Cargo has adopted the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) electronic airway bill (e-AWB) standard in replacement of the paper airway bill. The carrier said the introduction of the e-AWB standard in the Sultanate will reinforce Oman’s position as an "internationally compe...

Qatar Airways adds new belly route to Gothenburg

Qatar Airways will start new direct five-times weekly belly flights to Gothenburg in Sweden starting 12 December - making it the airline’s second Swedish gateway after Stockholm. Five weekly flights to Gothenburg will be served with a Boeing 787-8 aircraft and provide an uplift for major export...

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