Air cargo group welcomes emissions deal

The Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG) has welcomed the recent provisional agreement reached between the European Parliament, EU Council and European Commission (EC) on including aviation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). However, it regretted that, a few days later, on 19 March, the European Parliament Environment Committee rejected the deal. Under the compromise text agreed by the EU’s institutions, flights to and from EU airports will be excluded ... [+]

Is the end of the cargo pouch in sight?

The Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG) has drawn up a roadmap for paperless air cargo to accelerate the industry’s adoption of e-Cargo in 2013 as part of its previously announced intention to boost collaboration in this area. The approach is built around three 'pillars' - engaging regulators and governments worldwide ... [+]

Group calls for security standardisation

The Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG) has called for a standard Consignment Security Declaration for air cargo shipments. It is recommending that international organizations such as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), World Customs Organization (WCO) as well as national regulators adopt the declaration and include it in their ... [+]

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