IATA calls for tougher enforcement of Li-ion transport rules

By Myles McCormick
Published: Tuesday, 16 August 2016

In conjunction with various battery trade groups, the international transport association is pushing governments to tighten up adherence to international regulations on lithium battery transportation in a bid to stamp out “rogue traders”. The groups are concerned that without a crackdown, airlines may move to unilaterally ban Li-ion battery shipments.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), along with a number of major battery associations, has called on governments to more strictly enforce international regulations relating to the transport of lithium-ion batteries.

The groups have written...

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