ICAO has backed IATA proposals to segregate shipments containing lithium batteries and those containing class-one dangerous goods in ULDs and cargo compartments.
The proposals will come into voluntary force from the start of 2018, with ICAO implementing mandatory regulations the following year.
Assistant director of cargo safety and standards at IATA Dave Brennan said the move followed Korean officials’ investigation into 2011’s Asiana 991 crash that fuelled debate over lithium battery carriage.
“Following the crash, aviation officials …
The post ICAO backs new air cargo rules on lithium batteries and other dangerous goods appeared first on The Loadstar.
Source: The Loadstar