LITHIUM BATTERIES The importance of the hazards posed by lithium batteries in the air transport chain can be gauged from the turnout at a recent two-day workshop organised by IATA. There were some surprises in store for attendees
CONFERENCE REPORT The Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur this past March provided the tropical setting for this year's IATA World Cargo Symposium, which, among other things, included a morning's dangerous goods track
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has officially released EasyDGR, “a complete online integrated application for shipping dangerous goods by air in compliance with industry regulations”.
AIR The new year is almost upon us and, as with the other modes, the air regulators will introduce new provisions. In this case, there is no transitional period so shippers need to be ready to step up to the 2011 edition immediately
AIR IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations change every year, unlike most other rulebooks. January will see a number of new provisions, some of which precede similar changes to the ICAO Technical Instructions in 2011
Unlike other modal and national regulations covering the transport of dangerous goods, those published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) change every year, rather than every two years.