Tag: Brendan Sullivan

dnata gains IATA’s CEIV lithium battery certification across 11 stations

dnata has received the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) accreditation for the safe and compliant handling of lithium batteries. dnata has become the first ground services provider to certify 11 of its worldwide stations. ...

World Cargo Symposium 2024: Brendan Sullivan’s speech in full

At the 18th World Cargo Symposium this year in Hong Kong, IATA's global head of cargo Brendan Sullivan emphasised the importance of driving the industry forward through digitalisation, safety and compliance and net zero initiatives. This is his speech in full:  We are all connected to an industr...

Qatar Airways Cargo and IATA successfully conclude One Record Hackathon in Qatar

Qatar Airways Cargo and IATA proudly concluded the first ever One Record Hackathon in the Middle East, in Doha, Qatar on Sunday 26 November. 17 teams from around the world came together for a thrilling 28 hour competition to submit highly sophisticated and innovative solutions surrounding the IATA ...

Kuehne+Nagel’s Healthcare Air Logistics network receives IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification

Kuehne+Nagel recently completed its third consecutive IATA CEIV Pharma certification of its entire air logistics healthcare network. This important milestone also positions Kuehne+Nagel as the first logistics company to achieve over 100 CEIV Pharma-certified stations. IATA created CEIV Pharma alon...

Qatar Aviation Services Cargo receives IATA’s Smart Facility Operational Capacity Certification

The cargo carrier’s premier ground handling partner, Qatar Aviation Services Cargo has achieved a milestone certification, certifying the cargo facility at the Doha hub as a Smart Facility. QAS Cargo is the first cargo ground handing agent in the Middle East and Africa region to attain the Smar...

Qatar Airways Cargo to host the first ever IATA Cargo Hackathon in the Middle East

Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it is the official host for the next IATA One Record Hackathon to be held from 24 to 26 November 2023, in Doha, Qatar. An IATA hackathon is an around-the-clock event, that brings together teams of developers to innovate solutions that address an industry challenge....

Qatar Airways Cargo is the First Airline Globally to Complete the Suite of IATA CEIV Certifications

Qatar Airways Cargo, a global leader in air cargo transportation, along with its ground handling partner Qatar Aviation Services (QAS) Cargo has announced its latest achievement – the IATA Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators in Perishable Logistics (CEIV Fresh) certification. With th...

Air Cargo Priorities: Sustainability, Digitalization & Safety

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted three priorities to enable the air cargo industry to maintain momentum against the backdrop of a challenging operating environment. The priorities, outlined at the 16th World Cargo Symposium (WCS), which opened in Istanbul today are: ...

Disjointed EU PLACI Roll Out Risks Customs Clearance Delays

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for urgent action to address the disjointed roll out of the EU’s new Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI) System. PLACI went live on 1 March 2023 despite12 European States not being ready and not having given definitive informat...

IATA CEIV Lithium Batteries makes it four for Hactl

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has successfully obtained accreditation under IATA’s CEIV Lithium Batteries (Li-batt) standard. Hactl now holds all four IATA CEIV accreditations (Pharma, Fresh, Live Animals, Li-batt). Lithium battery air cargo shipments are becoming ever more c...

First Cargo Terminal Operator in Hong Kong to achieve IATA Lithium Battery Certification

Asia Airfreight Terminal Co. Ltd. (AAT) became the first Cargo Terminal Operator in Hong Kong to attain the Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators Lithium Batteries (CEIV Li-batt) certification by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The CEIV Li-batt certification programm...

IATA and ITC join forces for cross-border trade

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) joined forces to improve access to global trade and air cargo supply chain information for businesses and air cargo professionals. Through this agreement, ITC and IATA will cross-link their information off...

Another IATA first for Hactl

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has become the first cargo terminal operator in Hong Kong to achieve IATA’s new Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) Center Certification. Hactl has been an IATA Accredited Training School (ATS) since 2003, offering training both for its ...

WCS to Focus on Building Resilience in Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the IATA World Cargo Symposium (WCS) will focus on building resilience to further strengthen air cargo’s post-pandemic prospects. COVID-19 tested the resilience of the air cargo business. Despite challenging conditions, air cargo...

IATA Appoints Brendan Sullivan as Global Head of Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the appointment of Brendan Sullivan as IATA’s Global Head of Cargo with immediate effect. Sullivan has worked in air cargo for 20 years including spending 14 years at IATA. Since January, he has been acting Global Head of Cargo alongsi...

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