Airports report huge cargo backlog while forwarders want demurrage waiver

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) urged policymakers to exclude freight movement from any restrictions to the need to preserve its continued existence and viability. Air freight is important in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic crisis for the shipment of fuel, vital needs and health-related goods. The world economy still requires air freight for companies and manufacturers to start providing.

Airports report huge cargo backlog while forwarders want demurrage waiver

The air cargo community in India is demanding an unconditional 100 percent waiver of all demurrage charges at all airports in the country as the industry is unable to move their import cargo from the terminals due to 21-day lockdown and shortage of manpower. Meanwhile, airports are reporting huge cargo congestion at terminals and urging forwarders to expedite the clearance of import cargo.

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