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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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UK aerospace calls for “refresh” on Brexit strategy

Britain’s £32bn turnover aerospace industry, second in size only to the US, has called for a “refresh” of the UK…

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FTA says seamless trade and logistics must be priorities as Brexit talks begin

Negotiations get underway this morning (Monday June 19 2017) as politicians meet in Brussels to begin setting the terms for…

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Low tariffs post-Brexit – just the FTA’s cup of tea

The British government’s commitment to securing existing duty free access to UK markets for 48 of the world’s developing nations…

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Air cargo industry invited to online Q&A about wildlife trafficking

The authors of a new report on of wildlife trafficking in the air transport sector are hosting an online presentation…

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New deal could cut trade red tape

The global airfreight industry has welcomed a new international deal saying that it could, if fully implemented, cut costs and…

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Dubai Customs calls for greater collaboration on trade and security

Dubai’s top customs official has said that greater co-operation is needed between local, regional and international authorities to facilitate trade and…

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Another boost for IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard

IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard has taken another step towards becoming the industry standard after being integrated into a United Nations…

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Only connect: air cargo connectivity means stronger trade growth

An IATA-commissioned study has established a clear link between air cargo connectivity and trade growth. Research by Developing Trade Consultants…

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