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Cargo Tracker April 2013

In this Cargo Tracker issue:

Optimistic Outlook for 2013

Airline cargo businesses experienced better operating conditions over recent months, leading to an increase in air freight volumes, stabilization in yields and a more optimistic outlook for 2013. Although world trade growth remains slow and jet fuel prices are high, the demand environment and drivers are showing positive signs. Read more...

The IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) opens for a safer cargo industry

Air transport industry rules and regulations constantly evolve and airlines have no choice but to keep up with the flow of new standards. In order to guide air cargo carriers operating into the European Union from a third country airport through the new EU ACC3 regulations and designation, IATA has created a pioneer Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV). Read more...

A step forward in lithium battery transportation safety

Following last year’s special meeting of the ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel (DGP) and as of January 1, 2013, changes in the lithium batteries regulatory have been implemented and incorporated into the 54th edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations. Read more...

TACT expands its focus on security

IATA’s TACT Rules is expanding its focus on security. TACT, the essential air cargo rules guide covering global and national air cargo rules, regulations and standards, is adding more dedicated country security information together with information on global and regional security programs, industry standards and recommended practices. Read more...

WCS 2013: Actions for a sustainable Air Cargo Industry

The 7th edition of the World Cargo Symposium (WCS) built on the success of previous editions consolidating itself as the premier event within the cargo industry. This cargo forum brought together nearly 1000 delegates from airlines, freight forwarders, shippers, governments, ground handlers, airports and system providers from 90 different countries. Read more... 


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