Guatemala: Customs Controls for Airfreight

Changes are being made to control processes and clearance of cargo carryied by commercial aircraft at the La Aurora international airport.

Friday, October 17, 2014

From a statement issued by the Superintendency of Tax Administration (SAT):

Air cargo arriving at La Aurora International Airport and which is shipped aboard scheduled commercial passenger flights, now has better customs controls applied by the staff at the loading and unloading area of the Air Express customs office of the Administration Superintendency Tax.

This improvement in the method of cargo control arose from the subscription of the document "Provisions for coordination between the Airport Authority of La Aurora International Airport and the Customs Department", to help to lower the risks of smuggling and customs and fraud offenses .

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