Lithium batteries are suspected to have played a role in three commercial freighter aircraft fires between 2006 and 2011, and the ongoing concern about transporting the batteries by air has led IATA to issue a 56-page guide to mitigating the risks. IATA’s “Lithium Battery Risk Mitigation Guidance for Operators” is available for free online and the organization hopes it will enable parties involved in shipping lithium batteries to have full access to best practices and ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"IATA releases guide for safely transporting lithium batteries " is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.