How will Part 108 regulations affect air carriers?
As from 01 July 2009, in terms of cargo, air carriers will only be allowed to upload “known cargo”.
What is ‘known cargo”?
“Known cargo” means a consignment to which the appropriate security controls, prescribed by Part 108, have been applied. In essence an air carrier must receive cargo from a Regulated Agent who has applied the appropriate security controls and hands the cargo over to the air carrier as “known cargo”.
What is a Known Consignor?
A Known Consignor means the originator of goods for carriage by air, who has an established business with a Regulated Agent on the basis of agreed security criteria as prescribed in Part 108, and who complies with the criteria prescribed in Part 108 for a Known Consignor.
Is it compulsory to become a Known Consignor?
What is the benefit of becoming a Known Consignor?
Regulated Agents may accept all your shipments
as known.If you are not a Known Consignor, they will have to screen 100% of
What is required from a Known Consignor?
A Known Consignor must ensure that:
is the benefit of becoming a Known Consignor?
you are not a Known Consignor, the Regulated Agents have to screen 100% of your
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