The Efforts of Intergovernmental Organizations to Speed the Handling of Air Cargo, Particularly Through Customs 640546

This paper deals with facilitation of the handling and clearance of international air cargo and the efforts made towards this end by intergovernmental organizations, notably the International Civil Aviation Organization. It stresses the importance of rapid processing on the ground and discusses in detail the various measures that need to be taken by governments, airport administrations and carriers to accomplish this. These measures include items such as reduction and simplification of clearance documents, liberal application of sample or selective techniques in clearance examination, provision of adequate handling, clearance and warehousing facilities at international airports and simplified trans-shipment procedures.


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