Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has hosted the 105th meeting of IATA Dangerous Goods Board (DGB).
The three-day event took place in Hactl’s in-house conference facility, and was attended by the 11 members of the Dangerous Goods Board, together with some 50 additional observers including dangerous goods experts from airlines and representatives of the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA). Hactl’s operation training services manager, Simon Yap, also attended the meeting as an observer to the Board, as he has done since 2005.
The meeting discussed latest developments, a proposal from airlines relating to the Dangerous Goods Regulations, ICAO Working Papers from panel members and issues relating to the carriage of dangerous goods by air. Hactl chief executive Mark Whitehead and other senior management welcomed all delegates at a reception after the first day’s programme.
Hactl senior management with IATA Dangerous Goods Board Members and Observers
Says Simon Yap: “It was a great honour for Hactl to be chosen to host such an important meeting, and to welcome so many dangerous goods experts from the global airline industry.”
“Hactl is passionate about aviation safety, and we are pleased to support the important work of IATA DGB. The meetings were an invaluable opportunity to update our knowledge, and to exchange views and ideas on this critically important aspect of the air cargo industry.”