Sunday, July 21, 2024
TIACA strengthens cooperation with ACI with MOU

TIACA strengthens cooperation with ACI with MOU

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and Airports Council International (ACI) announce the signature of an MOU aimed at strengthening cooperation for the benefit of each of the association’s members and the industry.

The primary objective of the MoU is to improve the overall level of safety, efficiency and sustainability of cargo operations within the airport ecosystem for the benefit of the aviation industry and its related stakeholders.


Key points of the MoU focus on:

  • Development of joint advocacy programmes in the context of ICAO events aimed at facilitating the sustainable growth and development of the aviation industry, with a focus on cargo;
  • Cooperation in the establishment of joint programmes or mutual support of industry initiatives, in particular in the domains of aviation workforce and social sustainability;
  • Mutual support for and collaboration across actions and initiatives aiming to achieve the industry-agreed goal of Net-zero 2050;
  • Participation in each other’s working groups and committees as necessary to provide industry expertise and strategic orientation where appropriate;
  • Collaborating on the establishment of relevant industry guidance material and technical recommendations on topics of use for the respective memberships;
  • Cross-promotion of relevant activities, such as events or publications, to each other’s membership or relevant governance bodies;
  • Sharing relevant documents, data and information as needed in the context of the Party’s work programmes.

“TIACA aims to unite air cargo, and coming together with key organizations like ACI is just one of the ways we are actively doing this. By coming together on key items, we are working together to support the industry in its sustainable growth and development while ensuring the most efficient and safe operation possible,” stated Steven Polmans, Chair, TIACA

“Efficient and sustainable cargo operations at airports are crucial to the global economy and the well-being of communities worldwide. We are pleased to be strengthening cooperation with TIACA to improve the overall levels of safety, efficiency, and sustainability of cargo operations. Through joint advocacy, programs, and initiatives, our collective efforts will contribute to a more efficient aviation ecosystem for all.” stated Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Director General and CEO ACI World

“Cooperation with organizations like ACI is essential to the mission of our association. It allows both bodies to better serve their members and the industry. We are excited to get to work and create strong synergies between the two organizations, particularly in the area of sustainability.” stated Glyn Hughes, Director General, TIACA.

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