BIFA unfazed by new US airfreight scanning rules

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced a 3 December deadline for passenger air carriers to carry out 100% screening of cargo on US-bound international flights. However, the UK's existing screening regime already meets the new US requirement. “It will be business as usual for us from the deadline date,” said the British International Freight Association (BIFA) in a statement. It added that TSA has worked closely with other governments, international ... [+]

Airfreight security deal

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 ... [+]

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