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Airfreight security deal

[ June 8, 2012   //   ]

The EU and the US formally agreed to recognise each other’s air freight security requirements under a mutual recognition agreement signed on 1 June. The deal by the European Commission and the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), aims to eliminate duplication in security controls as well as the need to subject cargo to varying screening requirements and US-bound cargo, for example, will no longer need to be subjected to TSA controls at EU airports if it has already cleared EU controls. The  also includes Switzerland.

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