Transporting dangerous goods by air is a rather difficult form of transport and must comply with IATA regulations. To operate dangerous goods, you must have a Dangerous Goods - DG certificate issued by IATA. The following article will help you learn about IATA's regulations for transporting dangerous goods.
IATA stands for International Air Transport Association. It is a trade association of international airlines headquartered in Montreal, Canada. At its founding in 1945, IATA consisted of 57 airlines from 31 countries and now it has 290 members from 120 countries. IATA members account for 82% of global air traffic.
IATA operates in all areas related to the technical, legal, financial aspects of air transport. IATA is also the body that makes regulations and guidelines for the transportation of goods by air.
In particular, IATA's dangerous goods shipping regulations are very important regulations that that cargo service companies and shippers must understand.
Learn more about IATA at: https://www.iata.org/
Dangerous goods are defined as articles or substances which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property, national security or the environment when transported in commerce. the product's specific chemical and physical properties. they are classified by IATA into 9 classes as following:
Class 1: Explosive
Class 2: Gases
Class 3: Flammble liqid
Class 4: Flammble solid
|Class 5: Oxidizing substances and organic peroxide|
Class 6: Toxic and infectious substances
Class 7: Radioactive materials
Class 8: Corrosives
Class 9: Miscellaneous dangerous goods
For example, some types of dangerous goods:
➷ Oxygen gas
➷ Lithium batteries
Therefore, to ensure the safety of aircraft and passengers on board, IATA has introduced regulations in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation Manual (IATA DGR) for shippers, Agents and Airlines involving in transport of dangerous goods as following:
Transporting dangerous goods by air is very complicated and strict, to understand and qualify for licensing, please contact IATA licensed training schools for the most accurate advice.
Currently, ALS is the only facility in the North that is simultaneously licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam and IATA to organize dangerous goods training courses. Participating in Dangerous Goods courses at ALS, learners will experience the IATA standard training program and supplement with exclusive practical content at ALS.
With nearly 10 years of experience in training for nearly 120 partners such as: Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways, Jetstar Airways, China Southern Airlines, Van Don International Airport, NCTS, Turkish Cargo, Expeditor, DB.Schenker, Hoang Ha logistics, Nippon, Kuehne + Nagel, KGL, Indo Trans, Viettelpost... So you can rest assured that the knowledge and experience of handling dangerous goods will be fully communicated and easily understood to do for even those who have never studied.
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