n Transport World Africa - Dangerous goods in air : learning from aviation history : aviation

Volume 3, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1684-7946


Extracted from text ... 46 - TWA July / August 2005 Incompatible dangerous goods in a cargo hull combine to form a ticking time bomb. Aviation expert, Malcolm Burns, recently told transporters that gaps in supply chain management could cause serious incidents in air cargo. Burns addressed a Responsible Care conference on transporting dangerous goods hosted by the Chemical and Allied Industries Association (CAIA) in Kempton Park. Two of the main problems faced by cargo airlines are that dangerous goods are often not declared and that 99% of the packaging in which such undeclared dangerous goods are transported cannot be relied on to adequately ..

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