Cooperation in the air

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) agreed on 18 April to work more closely on air cargo and mail security. In a declaration of intent they pledged to speed up the move from paper to electronic processes, market liberalisation and safety. It follows the joint communiqué issued at TIACA’s International Air Cargo Forum & Exposition in Atlanta last October. [+]

Air industry cooperation

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have agreed to step up their cooperation. TIACA has been building a closer relationship with ICAO in the past two years and is already on a list of international organizations invited to attend relevant ICAO meetings. Enhanced cooperation ... [+]

US dangerous goods rules to be brought in line with ICAO

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), which oversees the rules for dangerous goods in air cargo in the US, says it plans to harmonise its rules for transport of lithium cells and batteries with those of the (ICAO). Proposed PHMSA rules had been criticised by the air cargo ... [+]

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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