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Cargo Security Task Force (CSTF)

The objective of the Cargo Security Task Force (CSTF) is to provide aviation security regulators with access to, and input from, a globally balanced group of cargo industry experts to ensure that the experiences and constraints of the airline industry are considered in the development of effective security regulations.

Deliverables

The CSTF will review and provide recommendations on the information for the security of the airfreight supply chain for cargo, express and mail, contained within the following:

  • Industry position
  • Standard resolutions and recommended practices
  • IATA Security manual
  • IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)
  • IATA Training & Development Institute (ITDI) materials
  • Secure Freight Program

Terms of Reference

The CSTF reports jointly to the IATA Cargo Committee and the IATA Operations Commitee.

CSTF Terms of Reference v0.8

 

Membership

The CSTF comprises of airline cargo and mail security experts from around the world. There are  10 members and 5 observers appointed for a one-year term. The membership is approved by the IATA Operations Committee and with the input  of the IATA Cargo Committee and the IATA Security Executive Group 

2011-2012 Membership

Members:

  • Air Canada
  • Delta Air Lines
  • UPS
  • British Airways World Cargo
  • Cargolux Airlines
  • Emirates
  • Lufthansa Cargo
  • Cathay Pacific Airways
  • Qantas Airways Limited
  • Singapore Airlines Cargo 

Observers:

  • Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings
  • FedEx Trade Networks
  • United Airlines
  • KLM Cargo
  • Nippon Cargo Airlines

 

Meetings

Meetings of the CSTF are conducted by regular teleconferences or, when required, face-to-face meetings.

 

Contact

  • Gordon Wright
    Senior Manager, Cargo Security Processes & Standards, IATA 

 

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