Thursday, May 23, 2024

Industry joins forces to safely move lithium batteries

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is joining forces with other industry bodies to ensure lithium batteries are moved safely by air. By partnering with the Global Shippers Forum (GSF), the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), they are renewing calls for governments to crack down on […]

World’s first CEIV Fresh certificate for Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific has become the first airline in the world to be awarded CEIV Fresh, IATA’s accreditation for perishable cargo handling. The CEIV certificate aims to help organisations improve handling, and CEIV Fresh ensures quality assurance and works towards reducing spoilage and wastage. Nick Careen, senior vice president, airport, passenger, cargo and security at IATA […]

First IATA CEIV Live Animals certificate awarded to Air Canada Cargo

Air Canada Cargo has become the first airline to receive certification under IATA’s new Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animal Logistics (CEIV Live Animals). The new standardised global certification programme to improve and reinforce the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air earlier this year, with Air Canada Cargo being chosen […]

Edmonton to pursue IATA CEIV Pharma certification

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) will be the first airport community in Canada to pursue IATA CEIV Pharma certification. The International Air Transport Association Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (IATA CEIV Pharma) certification provides consistent standards for shipping pharmaceuticals using airfreight by working alongside industry stakeholders and regulators to harmonise the supply […]

IATA launches CEIV Live Animals to improve welfare and safety

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new global certification programme to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air. The Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) programme is designed to increase the level of competency, operations, quality management and professionalism in the handling […]

IATA improves dangerous goods safety with AutoCheck digital solution

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the Dangerous Goods AutoCheck digital solution to improve safety and efficiency in the transport of dangerous goods. The digital solution allows the air cargo supply chain to check the compliance of the Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods (DGD) against all relevant rules and regulations in the IATA […]

Pharma@Changi launched to improve pharma handling at Changi

Changi Airport Group (CAG) has formalised the Pharma@Changi initiative, a community of partners from the air cargo supply chain who will work towards strengthening Changi’s capabilities to handle pharmaceuticals. The partner companies who signed the memorandum of understanding are Bollore Logistics, CEVA Logistics Singapore, DHL Global Forwarding, dnata Singapore, Expeditors Singapore, Global Airfreight International, SATS, […]

Delta Cargo gains IATA CEIV Pharma certification

Delta Cargo has become the first global carrier based in the USA to gain IATA CEIV Pharma Logistics certification. The International Air Transport Association Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (IATA CEIV) certification was awarded to the company at the headquarters level and at its Atlanta hub. Delta has created the first trans-Atlantic network connecting […]

Pharma Gateway Amsterdam recognised for supporting IATA CEIV

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recognised Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s support of the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) program. Schiphol formed Pharma Gateway Amsterdam (PGA) a year ago to provide a transparent and qualified pharma air cargo supply chain, and members must undergo CEIV certification and are provided […]

Kuehne + Nagel KN PharmaChain network becomes fully CEIV certified

Kuehne + Nagel has become the first logistics provider to become IATA CEIV Pharma certified across its entire network. The entire KN PharmaChain GxP air network has been International Air Transport Association Center of Excellence for Independent Validators certified, and Kuehne + Nagel says this is in line with its strategy to utilise audits by […]

IATA Cargo-XML messaging to be utilised by US-CBP

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Cargo-XML messaging standard will be utilised by the US Customs and Border Protection Agency (US-CBP) to collect advance cross-border data on US export shipments. The format makes electronic communication between the US-CBP’s Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system, airlines and other air cargo stakeholders simpler and more efficient. IATA says […]