Post Tagged with: "SF Express"

CAAC approves Wuhan hub for SF

CAAC approves Wuhan hub for SF

April 27, 2016 at 9:55 am 0 comments

The Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) approved SF Express’ application to build a new airport in Yanji, a small town near Wuhan. Assuming SF goes ahead with the project, it will have an express air hub that is within two hours flying time of a billion people. Draw a lineRead More

Express volume pushes Shenzhen into ‘Million Tonne Club’

Express volume pushes Shenzhen into ‘Million Tonne Club’

March 23, 2016 at 10:38 am 1 comment

This year Shenzhen’s Bao’an International Airport became the eleventh Asia-based airport to join the “Million Tonne Club,” a designation reserved for airports with an annual cargo volume of more than one million tonnes. The ten other airports to make the list have all appeared previously and, as can be seenRead More

IPO Express

IPO Express

March 1, 2016 at 10:28 am 0 comments

No, despite the similarity in initials, this is not a new Chinese express company. However, according to reports piling up in the Chinese media this week, YTO Express, ZTO Express, STO Express, and SF Express are all in the process of making an Initial Public Offering – that is, they haveRead More

Beijing to get 44 more weekly express flights

Beijing to get 44 more weekly express flights

February 8, 2016 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Two of China’s major express companies have applied for more flights to/from Beijing. And not just one or two more, but almost seven more every day. According to a report in the China Aviation Daily, YTO Express Airlines, the recently-launched air arm of Shanghai-based YTO Express, applied to the CivilRead More

A record week for Precision Aircraft Solutions

A record week for Precision Aircraft Solutions

November 18, 2015 at 10:51 am 0 comments

It has been a good week for Precision Aircraft Solutions. In the last seven days the US-based passenger-to-freighter conversion specialist redelivered four freighter-converted 757-200PCFs, converted at four different MROs, to three different customers. And not only was it a record week, but, if our count is correct, the third of those fourRead More

…and 200 airplanes!

…and 200 airplanes!

November 17, 2015 at 10:02 am 0 comments

11 11 2015. That is eight numbers, representing a day last week. Here’s another number: 14,300,000,000. That’s US dollars. $14.3 billion US dollars. Put it all together, and what you have is that on this year’s Singles Day in China, the eleventh of November 2015, e-commerce giant Alibaba logged $14.3Read More

Tomorrow, the World: Part III

Tomorrow, the World: Part III

September 17, 2015 at 10:46 am 1 comment

Today we publish Part III of our three-part look at Alibaba, the world’s biggest e-commerce company. We are examining the way in which its approach to the logistics of online shopping – particularly the development of a neutral “open logistics platform” – has changed the package-delivery industry in China, and willRead More

Tomorrow, the world: Part II

Tomorrow, the world: Part II

September 16, 2015 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Yesterday, we began a three-part look at Alibaba, the world’s biggest e-commerce company, and the way in which its approach to the logistics of online shopping – particularly the development of a neutral “open logistics platform” – has changed the package-delivery industry in China, and will soon spread that changeRead More