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ICAO Takes Air Cargo Security and Transparency Safety Initiatives

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ICAO Takes Air Cargo Security and Transparency Safety Initiatives

The ICAO released a report that they are joining forces with the World Customs Organization to counter terrorism and criminal activity. The Memorandum of Understanding between the WCO and ICAO is intended to strengthen Air Cargo Security.

The complex, multifaceted network of the global air cargo system will require a complex, multifaceted safety solution.

Read the press release pdf

Two weeks ago, the ICAO announced they were adopting a Code of Conduct for sharing safety information touting the concept that “Transparency and sharing of safety information are fundamental to a safe air transportation system.”

The code is based on consistent, fact-based and transparent response to safety, and a guide to international bureaucracies for implementation of transparency.

Read the press release pdf

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