Wednesday , 18 May 2022

Cargo/Handling

FAAN introduces new measures to check touting, others at cargo/hajj terminal

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has set up a task force to screen operations in a bid to curb illegal activities and eliminate touting at the Hajj and Cargo Terminal area of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. According to the airports authority, commercial activities at the terminal is now restricted to 12 hours (7am-7pm) from the initial …

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NAHCO, ATSSSAN agree to work together for industry growth

  NIGERIAN Aviation Handling Company Plc (nahco aviance) and the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) have pledged to work together for the growth of the industry in general and NAHCO in particular. This commitment was made Tuesday, March 14, when the National President of ATSSSAN, Barrister Ilitrus Ahmadu paid a courtesy visit to the Head Office …

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Global freight grows as African airlines record 13.6% volume increase

WORLD airline body, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has released stats for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers, FTKs grew by 3.8percent in 2016 compared to 2015. According to the IATA data released yesterday, African carriers’ had the second fastest growth in year-on-year freight volumes, up 13.6percent in December 2016 and a capacity …

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Nahco gets ISAGO recertification, says operations are top notch

NIGERIAN Aviation Handling Company PLC (nahco aviance) has once again demonstrated excellence in the Aviation industry with the recent recertification of its operations by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) which issued it with fresh ISAGO Certificate. The re-certification which runs till June 12, 2018 replaces the one which expires June this year. NAHCO had always had the certification, getting …

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IATA Cargo XML Standard accepted by U.S. Customs, Border Protection Agency

INTERNATIONAL Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard will be utilized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (US-CBP) to collect advance cross-border data on US export shipments. The new data format will make electronic communication between the US-CBP’s Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system, airlines and other air cargo stakeholders simpler and more efficient.

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IATA, FIATA agree to implement new air cargo program

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) have signed an agreement to implement the IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program (IFACP) to replace the existing IATA Cargo Agency Program. Over the decades that the IATA Cargo Agency Program has operated; IATA Cargo Agents (freight forwarders) have evolved from being “selling-agents” for airlines to being …

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