IATA calls for criminalization for ‘rogue shippers’ around lithium battery air transport incidents

Association to form a group to address risk mitigation for battery shipments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for governments to hold “rogue shippers” criminally responsible for airfreight safety incidents caused by lithium batteries. The term refers to shippers who fail to properly declare dangerous goods in an airfreight shipment. “Nobody has ever been held criminally responsible for all these risks introduced into supply chains […]


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