Live Animals and Perishables Board (LAPB)
The primary objectives of the LAPB include:
- The adoption of regulations for the acceptance, handling and loading of live animals in air transport
- The promotion of public awareness and government acceptance of the Live Animals Regulations
- Providing for an open forum for member airlines to exchange and develop information specific to the transport of live animals and perishables
- Promoting an open dialogue with civil aviation authorities and shipping industry
The LAPB normally meets twice a year.
The LAPB consists of upto 12 members appointed by the Cargo Services Conference (CSC), each being an expert in the live animals or perishables area.
The current LAPB Chairman is Mr. Bruce Clemmons (FedEx).
LAPB Membership (August 2012) (pdf)
Manager, Cargo Business Process & Standards, IATA