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Shipping Lithium Batteries: 2013 IATA Packing Instructions Step-by-Step in Aviation Logistics Blog

IATA significantly revised the Dangerous Goods Regulations 54th Edition Packing Instructions PI 965-PI 970, effective January 1, 2013. As a result, shipping lithium ion and/or lithium metal or alloy batteries can be confusing and complex. This step-by-step approach will help you comply with the revised regulations. By gathering the appropriate information, you will be able to find the correct Packing Instruction for your shipment. Read more...

Significant Changes to the IATA DGR 54th Edition (2013) in Aviation Logistics Blog

New Dangerous Goods regulation updates in the IATA DGR 54th Edition will take effect on January 1, 2013. Below is a summary of the important changes for your reference. As always, the IATA DGR should be consulted for details: Read more...

Packaging and Labeling Fire Extinguishers for Air Transport in Aviation Logistics Blog

Fire extinguishers, as all cylinders containing compressed chemicals, are considered Dangerous Goods and require specific packaging and labeling. This short training video details the packaging and labeling requirements approved by DOT and IATA: Read more...

How to complete Shipper's Declarations for Dangerous Goods when shipping oxygen cylinders in Aviation Logistics Blog

When preparing Oxygen Cylinders for air transport, you must complete a Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods. As always, accuracy is the key to avoiding potential delays. Our short training video details the proper way of completing the form.

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Packaging and labeling oxygen cylinders for air transport in Aviation Logistics Blog

83110_30049_0.jpgPackaging oxygen cylinders is highly regulated since oxygen tanks are considered Dangerous Goods. Therefore, you must follow very specific instructions when packaging and labeling oxygen cylinders for safe air transport. 

Our short training video details the packaging and labeling requirements.

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Significant regulation changes for shippers of Dangerous Goods in Aviation Logistics Blog


83110_30049_0.jpgThere are a multitude of rule changes in the 52nd Edition of the IATA DGR. They will affect shipping of magnetized materials, limited quantities goods, consumer commodities, infectious, radioactive materials and many others.

The new regulations will take effect on January 1, 2011. We have included a summary of the important changes.

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How to Ship APU Fire Bottles as Non-Explosives in Aviation Logistics Blog


firebottle.jpgAs we all witnessed, worldwide security and anti-terrorist measures have created an atmosphere of fear and distrust with respect to transportation. With the recent security threat in Dubai, the situation will certainly intensify.

For obvious reasons, authorities are particularly vigilant and suspicious in the case of shipments of explosive devices, which has an adverse affect on the transporters’ ability to serve the Aviation Spares and AOG Community in shipping an article known in the industry as a “fire bottle.”

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