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USMCA clears House of Representatives hurdle

The US House of Representatives has given its approval to the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that represents a renegotiation…

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BIFA urges new government to deliver on election promises

By Rachelle Harry

British International Freight Association (BIFA) has responded to the restults of the UK’s general election yesterday (December 12). Robery Keen,…

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European Green Deal sets out ambitious targets

Aviation is one of the many areas facing changes under the European Green Deal launched by new European Commission President…

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Air Cargo Americas: Miami hopes to expand e-commerce pre-clearance programme

By Damian Brett

Miami International Airport (MIA) is hoping to expand the e-commerce pre-clearance programme it has set up with Brazil to other…

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Cargo bosses fear reputational risk from trade sanctions as US imposes $1.3bn in penalites for 2019

Around 80% of cargo businesses named reputational risk as driving their trade sanctions and export risk compliance programmes as the…

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Air Cargo Americas: Air cargo must be flexible in response to political turmoil

By Damian Brett

The air cargo industry must be flexible in order to respond to the ongoing political unrest in South America, according…

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Transport group welcomes extension to Brexit contingency for air

By Damian Brett

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed yesterday’s news that the European Union (EU) has approved the extension of two…

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FTA: We need more information to prepare for Brexit

By Rachelle Harry

The logistics industry has responded to the UK government’s Brexit announcement yesterday (October 17). James Hookham, deputy chief executive of…

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FTA urges members to continue preparing for no-deal despite latest proposal

By Damian Brett

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging its members to continue preparing for a no-deal Brexit despite the UK government’s…

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Reform of slot allocation rules vital for Virgin’s Heathrow expansion plans

Virgin Atlantic has called on the government to reform the way slots are allocated at London Heathrow airport as it…

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