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Updated: Sep 15, 2018

Air CanadaCargo Globally Certified For Safe Transport of Animals.

Air Canada Cargo have achieved

the first CEIV Live Animals certification in the world,Passenger, Cargo and Security.

Proper handling and transporting of live animals is a very important aspect of the cargo supply chain, with many unique complexities. Global standards and expertise are key to the safe and humane transportation by air of this precious cargo.

For more information on Air Canada Cargo's transportation of live animals, visit Air Canada Cargo's website.

IATA launched the new standardized global certification program to improve and reinforce the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air earlier this year.

Air Canada Cargo was chosen to undergo a pilot for the program.

Over several months from January to July, as part of a thorough audit,

IATA's specialists reviewed Air Canada Cargo's live animal transport policies and procedures in its Montreal facility.

Compliance with Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) was fully reviewed as was compliance with protocols like the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).


YVR Breaks Ground on Multi-Year Expansion.

YVR is investing $9.1 billion into the airport under its 20-year blueprint.

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) broke ground on a number of capital construction projects to enhance the airport experience and improve YVR’s competitive position as a world-class connecting hub. The projects are part of YVR’s multi-year expansion plans that will see the airport complete 75 major projects, totaling $9.1 billion over the next 20 years.

They include building one of the largest GeoExchange systems in Canada, significant terminal expansions, new parking options and improved vehicle rental facilities.


New Ships For N.C.L. (Norwegian Cruise Lines).

Norwegian Cruise Line is growing again with the confirmation of plans to add its fifth and sixth Project Leonardo Class ships for delivery in 2026 and 2027.

The ships, to be built by Fincantieri S.p.A., will measure 140,000 gross tons and accommodate approximately 3,300 guests. A priority of the prototype design is energy efficiency, with the aim of optimizing fuel consumption and reducing the impact on the environment, which will also broaden deployment opportunities around the world.

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