Friday, June 02, 2006

Great Wall Airlines to launch freighter services to India

Great Wall Airlines, a joint venture airline established by China Great Wall Industry Corporation, Singapore Airlines Cargo and Dahlia Investments (a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings) has launched six times weekly freighter services from Shanghai to Amsterdam.
Based at Shanghai’s Pudong Airport, Great Wall Airlines will initially operate with a fleet of 2 Boeing 747-400 freighters. Following the start of freighter services between Shanghai and Amsterdam Thursday, the airline will launch freighter services to India, South Korea and Singapore in the coming weeks.
Great Wall Airlines is 51% owned by China Great Wall Industry Corporation, while Singapore Airlines Cargo owns 25%. The remaining 24% is owned by Dahlia Investments. The airline has a registered capital of RMB 1 billion.
02/06/06 ASIATravelTips.com, Thailand