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New York (AirGuide - Airport News Asia / Pacific) Sep 22, 2013

Airlines focus on catering for premium passengers Andreas Weber, general manager of Gate Gourmet, oversees the preparation of meals for passengers departing from Hong Kong International Airport. "(Today) more airlines are investing substantially in their first and business class products," he said. "Making people comfortable in big seats, everyone is doing that already, but what is left is the catering experience." Sep 19, 2013

Air New Zealand Air New Zealand and Tourism Australia today announced a million dollar partnership to encourage North Americans to check Australia off their Oto doO list by offering special fares to six of AustraliaOs top destinations. Air New Zealand, renowned for its exceptional international product and service, is offering one low fare* to six of its Australian destinations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns, Adelaide and Coolangatta (The Gold Coast). With four North American gateways (Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu and Vancouver) and connections via Star Alliance partner airlines from numerous other US and Canadian ports, Air New Zealand offers easy access via Auckland to these great destinations. * US Economy return airfare from $1448, terms and conditions apply. Common-rated cities are SYD, CNS, BNE, ADL, MEL, OOL. OTogether with Tourism Australia, we hope to inspire travelers to finally get Australia off their life list and experience the best of Australia,O says Chris Myers, Vice President, the Americas, UK and Europe at Air New Zealand. OWith Air New ZealandOs special fare to any of the six gateways, we are creating an even greater incentive to take that trip to Australia now. Our award-winning service and world-class fleet also help to make the journey even more enjoyable.O Sep 16, 2013

Amber Road/EasyCargo Amber Road, a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, announced today it acquired EasyCargo, a Shanghai-based GTM solutions provider specializing in complex Chinese trade regulations. According to the World Trade Organization, Chinese merchandise exports grew from $249 billion in 2000 to $2 trillion in 2012, an increase of 703 percent. During that same period, Chinese merchandise imports grew from $225 billion to $1.7 trillion, an increase of 656 percent. China is now first in worldwide exports and second in worldwide imports, behind only the United States. By comparison, U.S. exports grew by 99 percent ($785...

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