Monday, July 15, 2024

IATA: Wildlife trafficking getting severe and a growing problem

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has started carrying out airport wildlife trafficking assessments – working with the World Customs Organization (WCO) – as it looks to combat the growing illegal trade. Last month, IATA launched its Airport Wildlife Tracking Assessment tool with a pilot at Maputo International Airport in Mozambique before rolling it out […]

VIDEO: IATA launches wildlife tracking assessment tool

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an Airport Wildlife Trafficking Assessment Tool to help defeat smugglers of endangered species. Developed in partnership with the World Customs Organization (WCO) with support from the USAID ROUTES Partnership, it will be piloted with WCO at Maputo International Airport in November 2016. The launch was announced as governments meet at […]

ICAO chief urges focus on air cargo security to reduce delays and losses

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and World Customs Organization (WCO) must to “everything” to prevent the severe delays, disruptions and financial losses, which arise due to lapses in air cargo security, according to ICAO Council President Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu. He was speaking yesterday in Kuala Lumpur to ministerial and industry leaders at the ICAO-WCO […]