Air cargo CEOs among new US-UK aviation security group

A new aviation security advisory group with authority to handle highly classified information affecting the trans-Atlantic market will include air cargo executives from private industry.

The Transatlantic Aviation Industry Roundtable (TAIR) will serve as a forum in which DHS, its U.K. counterpart, private-sector companies and others in the aviation sector will meet regularly to discuss trans-Atlantic security issues, according to a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) notice to be published on Sept. 11.

“Members of the TAIR will engage and collaborate on matters and issues affecting trans-Atlantic aviation security including global security improvement, information sharing, insider threat and cybersecurity and may provide policy advice and recommendations on such matters,” according to the notice, noting that the group will not be authorized to establish federal policy.

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Source: FreightWaves