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Cargo Sustainability

Finding a future for air freight

         

The development of long-term strategies and investments to achieve a sustainable industry is a key to guarantee the future of air cargo.

IATA understands that the industry needs to work not only to address environmental issues, but also to promote the vital role it plays in our day-to-day life, and to attract new blood to the business.

Together with its supply chain partners, IATA has defined sustainability as one of the four main priorities for the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG). A Sustainability Task Force has therefore been set-up to address environmental, social and economic issues.

A three-dimension approach

  • Environment impacts: through the Green Cargo program, IATA is focusing in of CO2 emissions measuring, lightweight ULDs, and noise and issues of bans on night flights.
  • Social impacts: the IATA FACE program (for Future Air Cargo Executives) is a strategy to attract, recognize, retain, and develop talents in the air cargo industry.
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