- THE MAGAZINE
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) has successfully achieved EU RA3 accreditation, spearheading aviation security standards in Hong Kong. As a result, all cargoes it handles bound for the EU must comply with the new EU ACC3 regulations.
European Union regulations requiring all air cargo or mail handled by carriers operating from third country airports (ACC3s) to be physically screened by EU-approved aviation security went into effect on July 1.
Air cargo rebounded nearly 18.5 percent in 2010 according to the Boeing Company’s biennial World Air Cargo Forecast (WACF). All the same, more worrisome from the report was the slowdown of air traffic in 2011 and a contraction of worldwide air cargo traffic in 2012 of around 2 percent.