Subscribe Free
in General Aviation

Major efficiency improvement for the Air Cargo Programme

Posted 6 April 2021 · Add Comment

The Cargo Agency Conference (CAC) is to give freight forwarders a stronger voice in the development of CAC resolutions.

 

Image: IATA

This is the result of a newly adopted resolution of the CAC that will require consultation with Regional Joint Councils before any future resolutions (or amendments to resolutions) are proposed to and considered by the CAC.

 

The CAC is composed only of airlines. The Regional Joint Councils are composed of local freight forwarder associations affiliated with the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), as well as individual freight forwarders and airlines.

 

Obtaining Regional Joint Council views in advance of adopting resolutions will strengthen the Air Cargo Program by ensuring the efficient global implementation of resolutions.

 

“This is a major improvement for all concerned. The Air Cargo Programme works to improve the safety, security, and efficiency of cargo distribution. Considering the views of all interested parties at the beginning of the decision-making process is a win-win. The freight forwarders and their associations will have a stronger voice to influence the process. The CAC will be able to make better decisions with broader input to the decision-making process. And once decisions are made, they can be implemented universally with stronger support from all parties,” said Muhammad Albakri, IATA’s senior vice president for customer, financial and Digital Services.

 

The new streamlined consultation process will help to run the Air Cargo Program more efficiently, reduce costs, and improve and enhance cargo distribution performance throughout the industry.

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Airbus deploys mission-critical communication solutions to help secure Hajj

Airbus has secured this years’ Hajj holy pilgrimage in Mecca with its mission-critical communication technologies in Saudi Arabia.

Capital Markets Investors predict more airline bailouts

An overwhelming majority (81%) of capital markets investors expect to see more government support to ensure the survival of regional airlines as carriers struggle to survive the prolonged collapse in demand for air travel resulting

Emirates launches new passenger service to Miami

Emirates is connecting global business and leisure travellers with it's first-ever passenger service between Dubai and Miami.

IATA warns governments on high cost of testing

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to take action to address the high cost of COVID-19 tests in many jurisdictions and urged flexibility in permitting the use of cost-effective antigen tests as an

Gulfstream exceeds 500 in-flight connectivity service installations

Gulfstream Aerospace has surpassed 500 installations of the Inmarsat Jet ConneX in-flight connectivity platform on large- cabin aircraft. The Wi-Fi solution is available on new aircraft and can be retrofitted on qualifying existing

Embraer delivered 34 jets in Q2 of 2021

Embraer delivered a total of 34 jets in the second quarter of 2021, of which 14 were commercial aircraft and 20 were executive jets (12 light and eight large).

WDS SK2601090322
See us at
Aviation MENA 2022Aviation Africa 2021 BTOCDAS21_BTWorld Defence Show 2022