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Air Cargo Carriers Demand Common Security Standards Across Europe

In a rare outbreak of coordination and planning within the air freight industry, cargo operator members of Airlines for Europe (A4E) have sent a list of policy requests to the European Commission.

In the first A4E Air Cargo policy manifesto, chief executives from Cargolux, Lufthansa Cargo, Air France-KLM Cargo, Finnair Cargo and TAP Air Portugal Cargo call for harmonized rules and outline specific ways in which EU policymakers can support a drive towards “a more efficient, sustainable and digitized future”.

The carriers called for alignment of standards and practices across the EU, to reduce double inspections. A4E also said it would support the development of recognized security technologies and methods, and could create a list of EU-approved carriers.

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