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Strategic Partnerships Newsletter

39th Issue • Quarter 2, 2011

Making the world more secure with Secure Freight

Carolina Ramírez-Taborda, IATA’s Assistant Director of Secure Freight (SF), explains the supply-chain approach of this new industry initiative. Read more

GACAG launched at the IATA World Cargo Symposium 2011

The fifth annual World Cargo Symposium (WCS) took place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 8 to 10 March 2011. In a historic turn, the four founding member associations from different segments of the aviation industry finalized and signed the basic principles of the new Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG).
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New Advanced Management Program from IATA and Nanyang Technological University

The Nanyang Business School (NBS) and IATA Training and Developing Institute (ITDI) have partnered to offer aviation professionals a program that combines industry best business practices with a cutting-edge curriculum. Read more


Gate Safe, Inc.: Enhancing aviation-security compliance

Airlines have experienced a steady stream of security mandates since 11 September 2001. Most recently, the requirement for 100% screening of all cargo shipments aboard flights leaving the US was implemented in August 2010. Read more


Global Logistics System (HK) Co. Ltd.: Taking the paper out of airfreight

The implementation of the e-Air Waybill (e-AWB) is bringing revolutionary changes to the air-cargo industry’s shipment-handling processes. Read more


Jeppesen: Contributing to iFLEX

One of the major objectives of the global aviation industry is to reduce its environmental footprint. An important initiative related to this goal is the new IATA Flexible Routings (iFLEX) program. Read more


Lufthansa Systems: Electronic ticketing for ID travel

The ZED MIBA Forum, which represents more than 175 airlines, has decided to stop accepting paper tickets for ID travel as of April 2012. This decision has increased the pressure on airlines to have a sustainable solution in place by then. Read more


NIIT Technologies: Harnessing the power of mobility

We live in a digital age that is changing the way we interact with and experience the world. This mobile revolution is bringing about sweeping changes across industries. Read more


Nordisk Aviation Products: Greater savings with lighter ULD

With the unpleasant prospect of high fuel prices, the industry’s focus is once again on saving fuel and, therefore, on weight on aircraft. The weight of cargo containers and pallets on modern wide-body aircraft is an area where airlines can and do achieve significant savings. Read more


Simplifying the Business

For the first time, IATA is hosting the World Passenger Symposium (WPS). This year’s symposium, with the theme “Preparing for tomorrow’s passenger,” will take place in Singapore on 10 to 14 October 2011. Read more

Recognizing the trend of growing airline ancillary services, the IATA Board of Governors launched the IATA e-services project in 2009. This year, IATA is running four e-services/EMD workshops to help the industry prepare for EMD implementation. Read more


IATA Conferences and Events

Connecting, Communicating, and Networking with JOT EventConnect™ at the IGHC. Read more

Upcoming conferences and exhibitions around the world. Read more


New Strategic Partners

The IATA Strategic Partnerships program welcomes its newest members.
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