Work Groups and Task Forces

IATA Strategic Partnership - Security Work Group (SEC)

IATA Strategic Partnership - Security Work Group (SEC)

Alha Group is a member of the Security work group within the IATA Strategic Partnership Program.

Attended by IATA member airlines heads of security, the SEC work group discusses all issues relating to the optimization of security measures to ensure safe, secure and efficient air transport. Alha, that can boast over 50 years experience in handling and transportation solutions for air cargo, is actively involved in developing guidelines to protect commercial aviation.

Security is one of today’s greatest challenges for airlines, airports and governments. Alha focuses on the development of innovative security solutions to make the concept of security for air freight seamless, easier and accurate.


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IATA XML Task Force

IATA XML Task Force

Since August 2012, Alha Airport is member of IATA Cargo XML Task Force (CXMLTF).
Cargo XML is the new standard adopted by IATA to exchange messages: it is planned to sunset the IATA Cargo-IMP manual by the end of 2014 and after that date changes to IATA standard EDI messages will only be completed in the IATA XML messages. New messages will only be developed in Cargo-XML format.
The main target of the Cargo XML task force is to recommend the XML requirements for new and existing messages, providing the maintenance of the standards and overseeing the thechnical development of the XML messages.
CXMLTF has 25 members which include Shippers, Freight Forwarders, Airlines, Ground Handlers, Customs Brokers, International Organizations and (as observers) System Providers.


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