Monthly Archives: August 2011

USA Operations Normal After Hurricane Irene

All Agility offices, marine terminals, port operations, and rail ramp operations are back to business as usual on the US East Coast.

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USA Sea Freight – East Coast Port Update

Operations at ports and marine terminals on the US East Coast are resuming today, Monday, August 29, 2011, after the passing of Hurricane Irene.
Initial reports from our branch offices located at port facilities ranging from Boston to Miami state that most ports are open for business as usual, with electrical power fully restored, and all […]

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Hurricane Irene & USA Operations Update

Operations and flights to and from the North Eastern USA airports are resuming today, Monday August 29th. Carriers advised that they are confident being able to clean up any backlog created by Sunday’s flight cancelations within the next 48 hours.
We still anticipate some interruptions related to ground services (deliveries and pick ups) in the NY […]

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Hurricane Irene & USA Operations

Hurricane Irene is expected to reach the North Eastern US by early Sunday, August 28th, impacting flight operations at EWR, LGA, JFK, PHL and BOS airports. The major US based carriers (AA, DL, UA/CO) have announced that they will start cancelling flights from the mentioned airports on Saturday through to Monday morning.
Other international carriers have […]

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Public Holiday in Lebanon – 15th August

Please be advised that due to a public holiday in Lebanon all Agility offices will be closed on Monday 15th August, 2011.

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Strike by German air traffic controllers on 9th August

German air traffic controllers have announced that they will stage a six-hour walkout tomorrow 9th August 2011. The union representing the controllers said no civilian flights would be handled in Germany between 06.00 and 12.00 hrs (local time).
Airlines have taken comprehensive measures in preparation for the strike action. Flights have been brought forward or delayed, […]

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26th Universiade Games Shenzhen, China

The 26th Universiade Games will be held in Shenzhen from August 12 to 24, 2011. Due to traffic control before and during the Games, there will be special arrangements for the operating hours of our Shenzhen office.
Please refer to the following for details:

August 6 (Sat) – Normal working day
August 11-14 (Thu to Sun) – Holiday
August […]

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China Update: Typhoon Muifa

Shanghai: Sunday, 7th August, 14:00
After approaching Eastern China Muifa took on a more northerly course and is not expected to cross landfall before tomorrow. The strong winds and rainfall have caused flight disruptions at Shanghai Pudong and Hongqaio airports and all flights were cancelled up to 14:00 on Sunday.  Port operations have also been affected.
Please […]

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