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IATA / UPU Warn of Air Capacity Shortage

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) warned that air capacity for postal services is insufficient and urged governments to do more to support the movement of mail by air during the COVID-19 crisis. Owing to the drastic 95% reduction in passenger flights, which are typically used to transport mail, and a 25-30% increase in demand for e-commerce as customers and businesses resort to online purchasing ... [+]

IATA and ICS: Governments must facilitate ship crew changes

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) are jointly calling on governments to take urgent measures to facilitate crew change flights for seafarers. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, seafarers are having to extend their service onboard ships after many months at sea, unable ... [+]

Double Digit Demand Growth for Air Freight Continued in August

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), increased by 12.1% in August 2017, compared to the same period a year ago. This was the fifth time in six months of double-digit gains on the previous ... [+]

IATA-WCO Collaboration to Improve Air Cargo Efficiency and Security

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) announced that IATA's Cargo-XML messaging standard has been fully integrated into WCO's Cargo Targeting System (WCO CTS), a risk assessment tool available to WCO member countries worldwide. The integration of Cargo-XML in the WCO CTS enables electronic communication between ... [+]

Major International Aviation Organizations Launch New Joint Report on Aviation’s Economic Benefits

Aviation is essential to the economic development of cities, countries and regions everywhere, but governments can only optimize its benefits by addressing the sector's critical infrastructure and resource needs in their national development strategies. That's the key message being conveyed jointly by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and international aviation's ... [+]

Delta Cargo Receives IATA’S CEIV Pharma Certification

Delta Cargo announces that it has been awarded IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) Pharma logistics Certification. Delta is the first US Global carrier to receive this accolade and has now joined the elite group of pharma logistics providers to achieve CEIV Pharma Certification.  The certification is awarded to the ... [+]

IATA Recognizes Pharma Gateway Amsterdam for Contribution to CEIV Phrama Program

IATA has recognized the Cargo Community at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol for their contribution, support, and endorsement of its CEIV Pharma Program. Nick Careen, Senior Vice President, Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security, IATA, handed the Certificate to Jonas van Stekelenburg, Cargo Director at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, during the World Cargo Symposium. “The ... [+]

Tony Tyler to Retire as IATA Director General and CEO in June 2016

Tony Tyler, long time friend to the air cargo industry as Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and former Chief Executive of Cathay Pacific Airways in Hong Kong is retiring from his IATA post in June 2016. He will have served five years in the position. The ... [+]

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