Policy

European Commission urges air cargo to prepare for new security requirements

By Damian Brett

The European Commission (EC) is urging the air cargo industry to prepare for new rules that from March next year…

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IATA calls on governments to support safe lithium battery transportation

By Rebecca Jeffrey

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to further support the safe carriage of lithium batteries by…

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New Zealand freight forwarders penalised for cartel agreements

By Rebecca Jeffrey

New Zealand’s High Court has imposed penalties totalling over NZ$9.7m on two international freight forwarding companies, Mondiale Freight Services Limited…

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West Atlantic Cargo Airlines applies for US air permit

By Rebecca Jeffrey

West Atlantic Sweden, operating as West Atlantic Cargo Airlines, has applied for a US foreign air carrier permit from the…

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Amerijet seeks exemption for US-China cargo service

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Amerijet has applied for an exemption from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to carry out cargo flights between the…

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Airforwarders Association tackles US airport congestion

By Rebecca Jeffrey

The Airforwarders Association (AfA) is driving an initiative to help find solutions for five critical issues contributing to airport congestion…

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UK plans for batteries and hydrogen to enable zero-emissions airfreight

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Zero-emissions air cargo flights could move closer to reality with the launch of the UK government’s Zero Emission Flight (ZEF)…

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Air New Zealand cargo flights backed by government

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Air New Zealand has been awarded a further twelve months of support for cargo flights under an extension of the…

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US Airforwarders back ocean shipping reform bill

By Damian Brett

The US Airforwarders Association (AfA) is backing the proposed Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 that it claims will address…

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CMA CGM Air Cargo is granted US foreign air carrier permit

By Rebecca Jeffrey

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted CMA CGM Air Cargo a foreign air carrier permit. “We tentatively find…

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