WFS, Champ and Cathay take ONE Record to the next level

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Champ Cargosystems are to go live with a joint use case of IATA’s ONE Record digital data-sharing standard. IATA’s wants airlines and other stakeholders to implement ONE Record capability by 1 January 2026 as part of its phased digitalisation programme for air cargo. ONE Record builds on IATA’s earlier e-freight programme and more recent e-AWB initiative, which is now used for most air cargo shipments. Under the ... [+]

Efficiency, safety and sustainability are the priorities, says IATA cargo chief

With air cargo volumes are now firmly back to pre-pandemic levels, the challenge now is to ensure that growth is efficient, safe and aligned with achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, IATA’s global head of cargo, Brendan Sullivan told the World Cargo Symposium in Hong Kong on 12 March. But ... [+]

IATA reveals ONE Record hackathon winners

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published the winners of its Hackathon in Frankfurt, in which 20 teams submitted solutions built on its ONE Record data sharing standard to demonstrate innovative use cases that will change air cargo. The winning projects were: The Carbulator by Riege Software Their solution addresses the challenge ... [+]

DHL first to gain CEIV Li-batt standard

DHL Global Forwarding says it has become is the first organization to achieve IATA CEIV Lithium battery certification in the UK.   The certification covers sites at Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Luton, Manchester and Purfleet - and follows a rigorous certification process across these locations over several months, which included training for ... [+]

New CASSLink goes live in US

The International Air Transport Association (IATA and its Cargo Network Services (CNS) subsidiary have deployed their modernized CASSLink invoicing system in the US. It will be rolled out to all other CASS markets later in 2022 and in 2023. The new CASSLink offers an improved user interface, self-service functions for data ... [+]

IATA calls for reinforcements in the battle with rogue battery shippers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling on governments help support the safe transport of lithium batteries. It is calling on them to develop and implement global standards for screening, fire-testing, and information sharing to meet the challenge of the rapidly growing market which is  bringing many new shippers into ... [+]

IAG automates dangerous goods acceptance

IAG Cargo, which includes the British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia and Vueling cargo brands, has adopted IATA’s new Dangerous Goods AutoCheck system to automate acceptance of shipments at its London-Heathrow hub. DG AutoCheck checks all regulations, rules and guidance in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) and converts them into ... [+]

Airfreight recovery continues

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said its August 2021 data for global air cargo showed that demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs), was up 7.7% compared to the pre-Covid month of August 2019, or 8.6% for international operations. Overall growth remains strong compared to the long-term average growth trend ... [+]

Brendan Sullivan to lead IATA cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appointed Brendan Sullivan as global head of cargo with immediate effect. A Canadian national, he has worked in air cargo for 20 years including 14 years at IATA and has since January been acting global head of cargo in addition to his role as ... [+]

Air cargo up 12% in April, says IATA

Air cargo demand continues to outperform pre-Covid levels (April 2019) with demand up 12%, said International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its latest statistics. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), was up 12% compared to April 2019 and 7.8% compared to March 2021. Seasonally adjusted demand is now 5% higher ... [+]

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