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Date: 9 March 2011

News Brief: CAAC and IATA sign MoU on ULD airworthiness

Istanbul – During the World Cargo Symposium, the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) signed a memorandum of understanding for long-term collaboration in Unit Load Device (ULD) related airworthiness standards and regulations.

The agreement covers the following topics:

  • Airworthiness training activities
  • Harmonization of industry standards and regulations
  • Meetings and seminars to raise awareness of ULD standards
  • Airworthiness requirements and standards related to design, operation and maintenance of ULDs

The agreement signifies the growing importance of China as a cargo hub and IATA’s continued focus on a supply chain approach to safety.

For more information, please contact:
Corporate Communications
Tel: + 41 22 770 2967

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