Finally, cargo screening remains a top priority and challenge for NATA ASC, as the February 2009 and August 2010 deadlines loom that require 50 percent, and then 100 percent, screening of all cargo placed aboard commercial passenger aircraft. It is becoming more apparent that the means by which the TSA intends to comply with the new mandates is by utilizing the cargo handling community. For the last 18 months, the NATA ASC, their cargo handling companies, and key officials at TSA have worked closely to identify the best means by which to meet these new regulatory mandates. As the new deadlines rapidly approach, NATA ASC member companies look forward to their partnership with the TSA in implementing the programs designed to meet these critical mandates.
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Jack Evans, CEO of Total Airport Services Inc., named chairman.
Jack Evans will replace Fred DiBenedetto as chairman of the Airline Services Council.
Congress and Cargo