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Increase in drone accidents prompt new restrictions in Canada

Increase in drone accidents prompt new restrictions in Canada

March 20, 2017 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

Flying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) just got a little harder in the Great White North. The Canadian government has instituted new temporary, on year rules that prevent the use of recreational drones near airports, garnering praise from private- and public-sector stakeholders in the air transport business. In addition to clearlyRead More

AirNet, Kalitta Charters combine assets

AirNet, Kalitta Charters combine assets

August 5, 2015 at 12:12 am 0 comments

Kalitta Charters, LLC, has acquired operational assets of U.S.-based charter service firm AirNet, and will provide financial and operational backing for the company. Based primarily in Columbus and St. Louis, AirNet provides scheduled and on-demand cargo charter services, avionic installations and aircraft maintenance. AirNet has a fleet of Beechcraft BaronsRead More

Canada to speed up cargo screening

Canada to speed up cargo screening

July 1, 2015 at 4:58 pm 0 comments

As Canada celebrates its birthday today, the nation’s transportation regulatory agency, Transport Canada, has announced that it has streamlined its air cargo screening requirements to enhance efficiency of the overall supply chain. Yesterday, Lisa Raitt, Canada’s Minister of Transport, said “approved shippers” will now be able to screen airfreight atRead More

Growing parcel volumes face down regulations

Growing parcel volumes face down regulations

April 10, 2014 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

Mail parcel volumes, growing because of e-commerce, are creating further challenges for pending advance data filing regulations, secretary general of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) said. The new regulations would require individual shipment information to be submitted to destination regulatory agencies in advance of transportation, rather than the presentRead More

Balancing trade and security in the sky

Balancing trade and security in the sky

February 26, 2014 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

The air cargo industry and governments are in a constant balancing act when it comes to security. Parties want the tightest security possible without standing in the way of trade. That’s the goal of the U.S.’s Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) program, and similar programs in the European Union andRead More