IATA calls on carriers as it steps up its campaign to combat illegal wildlife trade

//IATA calls on carriers as it steps up its campaign to combat illegal wildlife trade

IATA calls on carriers as it steps up its campaign to combat illegal wildlife trade

By | 2016-12-12T16:09:49+00:00 December 12th, 2016|feed news|Comments Off on IATA calls on carriers as it steps up its campaign to combat illegal wildlife trade

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has stepped up its efforts to tackle the illegal wildlife trade, calling on airlines to consider the commercial implications if nothing is done to stem the $19bn-a year-industry.
Gordon Wright, head of cargo border management, said the fourth-largest transnational illegal trade had become a priority for the association after it had got significantly worse in the past 18 months.
“The increase in trade has become severe, with …

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