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AirCArgo AsiA-PACifiC • JAN-FEB, 2019 • Page 27 The Forem and Liege Airport boost training AS part of the airport’s contin- uing development, Belgium’s Liege Airport and the Forem have joined forces to support the creation of 430 jobs for goods handlers LACHS, Avia- partner and Swissport , which are recruiting for a range of positions. To support them Liege Airport and the Forem are organising training courses. At this point , three jobs are involved: • Ramp agent • Cargo warehouse agent • Cargo office employee The first courses will train Cargo warehouse agents. This eight-week training course at the ‘Centre de compétence Forem Logistique Liège’ (Skills Centre Forem Logistics Liege), will conclude with a four-week work placement with LACHS, Aviapartner or Swissport . Other courses will follow. The Forem says it is commit- ted to: - Providing an airport special- isation module for job seekers who already have skills or have completed training in these jobs. - Adapting existing train- ing courses at the ‘Centre de compétence Forem Logistique Liege’ by incorporating an air- port specialisation module. - Offering a personalised approach for each company or group of companies in the form of integrated packages: Advice, assistance in employment and training, PFI (professional train- ing plan), customised training or preselection. Luc Partoune, ceo of Liege Airport said: “The mission for Liege Airport is to encourage economic activity. Due to both the growth of our existing oper- ators and the arrival of new com- panies and enterprises, there is an ever-increasing demand for specific roles. “Jointly with the Forem, we are committed to assisting all companies working on the airport site. These three training courses are just the beginning of a long-term partnership.” In the wings, there also are plans to meet with airlines, forwarding agents and others to identify needs and to develop relevant training schemes. Are you getting your AirCargo news daily? Thursday, 07 Februar y 2019 MAskargo, Unisys deepen ties MALAYSIA Airlines’ MASkargo is to use cloud-based Unisys logistics solutions’ Digi-IQ and Digi-Portal at its Malaysia base to provide “com- plete visibility” of the supply chain for more than 25,000 forwarders, airlines, gsas and shippers via an easy-to-use and secure on-line booking tool. Etihad now CEiV pharma accredited ABU Dhabi-based Etihad Cargo has become the first Middle Eastern airline to hold the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA’s) Centre of Excellence for Independ- ent Validators (CEIV) certification for pharmaceutical Logistics. Monday, 04 Februar y 2019 Australia’s airfreight totals on the rise THE LATEST data from Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics shows airfreight totals in the country are increasing on the regular public transport (RPT) network. Thursday, 31 Januar y 2019 Up and down cargo results at AAs AMSTERDAM Airport Schiphol (AAS) has reported a 4.1 per cent increase in total belly cargo but an average decrease of 2.5 per cent in overall freight volumes for 2018. AP airlines report Q4 slowdown ASIA Pacific airlines report an airfreight slowdown towards the end of last year, with a 0.7 per cent decrease in demand in December. For the best and latest news, just log in at www.aircargo-ap.com.au ABC to use CargoClaims AIRBRIDGECARGO Airlines (ABC) is to use the CargoHub Cargo- Claims platform, an on-line tool that will allow ABC’s customers to manage their claims and pre- claims requests. ABC says its customer service and IT specialists agree the plat- form complies with the specific needs of ABC’s organisational structure and is in line with its customers’ expectations. Customers are now able to sub- mit, update and track the status of claims in real time.