New air croup chief calls for clarity

The Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG)'s new chairman says that the organisation must build on its achievements of the last two years and provide “clear pointers, direction and targets.” Oliver Evans, chief cargo officer of Swiss International Air Lines, assumed the role after his election as chairman of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), one of the Group's four founders alongside the International Air Transport Association (IATA), FIATA - the ... [+]

Air cargo industry call for customs push

The Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG) is calling for customs procedures to be a key part of international trade talks and, if necessary, for trade f acilitation to be dealt with separately from other, more controversial aspects of the ongoing discussions. GACAG said it welcomed an agreement by World Trade Organisation ... [+]

Air cargo group calls for ICAO lead on security

The Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG) says that the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) should take the lead in global air cargo supply chain security standards. In its latest position paper on ‘Air Cargo Supply Chain Security Regimes for Regulators’, the Group calls for ICAO, in collaboration with other international ... [+]

Ad hoc approach is driving up security costs, warns airfreight group

Ad hoc directives and impractical rules on advance electronic information could hit air cargo security and drive up costs, warns the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG). It is calling for regulators to work more closely with the air cargo industry to develop rules and regulations and for broad industry ... [+]

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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