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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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Miami’s ‘magnet site’ approval for its airport free trade zone

Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) has gained final approval from the US Department of Commerce to designate Miami International Airport’s (MIA)…

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FTA: ‘no deal’ Brexit checklist

The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has issued a checklist of conditions that it believes are essential to keep Britain…

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UK’s post-brexit trade and customs plans a step in the right direction, says FTA

The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the UK government’s position paper on post-Brexit trade and customs arrangements  as…

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BRUcloud app smooths the export flow at Brussels

Freight forwarders within Brussels airport’s BRUcargo community are saving air waybill (AWB) processing time by accessing the new Customs Export…

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UK launches aviation strategy consultation

The UK government has launched plans to develop a new aviation strategy to “help shape the future of the aviation…

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Freight must be part of Brexit conversations, says FTA

The UK’s largest membership association for freight and logistics has expressed serious dismay that the sector has "once again" been…

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FTA has grave doubts over new Customs system’s ability to handle Brexit

The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has expressed concerns that the country’s future Customs Declaration Service (CDS) programme will not…

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UK airfreight gets Customs declaration fallback service in case of a system collapse

The UK’s airfreight industry has implemented a new Customs declaration fallback system to prevent an airfreight meltdown like that experienced…

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Software boss to lead Brexit think tank

Airfreight software company boss Peter MacSwiney is to lead a new working group looking at the impact of the UK’s…

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