U-Freight Hong Kong warehouse certified for air cargo screening

Freight forwarder U-Freight Group was certified as a Regulated Air Cargo Screening Facility (RACSF) by Hong Kong’s Civil Aviation Department (CAD), the forwarder announced yesterday. The facility is located in Hong Kong’s Golden Bear Industrial Center, slightly under 30 kilometers from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). Hong Kong’s CAD launched the RACSF program in October […]

Vladimir Zubkov to push expansion, modernization as TIACA’s new boss

Vladimir Zubkov has been appointed the new secretary general at TIACA, replacing Doug Brittin, who retires at the end of the year. Zubkov has more than 40 years’ experience in the air transport industry, extensive regulatory-side practice at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and most recently served as vice president of the Volga-Dnepr Group. […]

Art of the deal: Industry cooperation announced at Paris TIACA summit

The pledging is already well underway this week at The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) 28th Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Paris. The inaugural day saw the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) join TIACA in a pledge to “work towards a paperless environment to ensure the industry maintains and […]

Montreal aviation CO2 deal meets signatory-state resistance, NGO criticism

Government, industry and civil society representatives at this year’s 39th International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly agreed to recommend adoption of a measure to control carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, despite resistance from developing economies, such as China, which expressed concern that the deal would stifle development. Other countries – including Russia, India, South Africa, Saudi […]