This NEWS page highlights industry developments such as Members in Action, President's Corner and Migrations.  If you have any NEWS items featured here or in Migrations - Contact us today! 

  • 21 Aug 2018 3:40 PM | Robin Turner (Administrator)
    ATA has been contributing to the development of simple handling protocols for ground handlers / animal caretakers. Currently, horses, dogs and cats have been written but your expertise for pigs, exotics, insects and poultry are needed. 
    If you have knowledge which could assist in the remaining species above, please inquire directly to Robin Turner.
    ATA is also refreshing its FACT SHEETS posted under RESOURCES.  Please visit and provide your input on the current Equine, Lab Animals, Zoological and Pets/Companion Animals sheets

    Your participation is appreciated! 

  • 21 Aug 2018 10:25 AM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

    Cargolux has flown race horses from Luxembourg to Jakarta, Indonesia, where they participated in the Asian games

    Click here for full details.

  • 01 Aug 2018 10:17 AM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

    LIVE Webinar EVENT

    August 8, 2018, 10 - 11 am from Washington, DC

    Full details - In Plane Sight PDF invitation.pdf

    Reservation link 

  • 26 Jun 2018 10:17 AM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

       The practical video on how to best transport poultry, based on the guide to Good Practise ( click here)  for the transport of poultry and three dedicated Fact Sheets, is now available. This video provides practical advise to ensure that birds transported remain in good welfare, and is available with translated subtitles in 8 languages.

    English version



  • 26 Jun 2018 10:13 AM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

    ATA was present at the Innovation Forum for the air cargo industry, organized by ATA’s member ACB (Air Cargo Belgium).

    Belgium’s Minister of Digital Agenda and Deputy Prime Minister, Alexander De Croo, was the final speaker with inspiring thoughts.


  • 25 Jun 2018 3:08 PM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

    ATA was present at a working group with Members of the European Parliament organized by EHN (European Horse Network) Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    8 MEPs attended the meeting as well as 3 MEPs assistants/advisers. 6 speakers/Equine professionals related their success and/or difficulties to be part of the agriculture policy. 
    Please find attached a report as well as the leaflet on EHN position distributed in the EP.

    Although this was not focused on equine transportation, ATA’s President Filip Vande Cappelle attended since it is vital that horses still will be considered as agricultural animals in the future. 

    EHN future CAP - June 2018

    MEP Horse Group future CAP June 2018

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