Policy

Air Cargo Security

Call for harmonisation of air cargo screening device requirements

The air cargo industry would like to see greater harmonisation of rules and regulations around air cargo scanning devices to…

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TAPA EMEA certifications at record high, says Gruentjes

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has confirmed “record take-up” of its supply chain security standards across Europe, the Middle…

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A safety screen for lithium batteries

LITHIUM batteries are Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde when it comes to air cargo, writes Roger Hailey, Air Cargo News editor. …

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Airline training targets African hotspots to prevent wildlife trafficking

The campaign to prevent wildlife trafficking from Africa saw two training workshops held in Mozambique and Kenya, with further workshops…

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Emirates SkyCargo achieves AEO to speed cargo processing

Emirates SkyCargo has become a certified member of the UAE Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme. The AEO programme is a…

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Munich Airport opens Information Security Hub to fight cybercrime

Munich Airport has  launched an Information Security Hub (ISH) where airport IT specialists will work with experts from the European…

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IATA-WCO collaboration to improve air cargo efficiency and security

IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard has been fully integrated into the World Customs Organization’s (WCO) Cargo Targeting System (WCO CTS), a…

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ICAO chief calls for more backing for security plan

ICAO secretary general Dr Fang Liu called on United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to promote greater international awareness and implementation…

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Expeditors launches new cargo tracking company

Freight forwarder Expeditors has launched a new cargo tracking company that will offer its services to customers moving cargo using…

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Pekoske takes charge of US air security

The US Senate has confirmed David Pekoske’s appointment as head of the country’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Pekoske, who was…

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