- October 20, 2016
11:45 am - 12:15 pm
IATA's Dangerous Goods Regulations will be updated in January, 2017, and will impact whether cargo is accepted or rejected upon delivery. Learn about some of the major changes which will become effective January 1st that will have the most impact to the delivery and acceptance of hazardous materials at you air carrier’s facilities.istock
Speaker:Mr. Anthony Affissio, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Anthony Affissio currently manages the New York Field Office of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Hazardous Materials Safety. Originally hired by the Transportation Security Administration as a Screener Supervisor in 2002, Anthony transferred to the FAA’s New York Field Office shortly after where he served as an FAA Hazmat Special Agent until this year when he became manager of that office. The Office of Hazardous Materials Safety strives to increase safety in air transportation by preventing hazardous materials accidents and incidents aboard aircraft. The office has over 100 special agents dedicated to enforcement and educational outreach, ensure compliance with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
Anthony’s background in air cargo is extensive. Prior to joining the Transportation Security Administration and Federal Aviation Administration, Anthony served as Cargo Service Manager for Virgin Atlantic Cargo at Newark Liberty International Airport. Anthony began his career with Lufthansa Cargo at JFK. Originally hired as a Warehouse Agent, he subsequently served in other higher level capacities including Key Account Sales Representative.
1985 – 2000: Lufthansa Cargo in JFK.
2000 – 2002: Cargo Service Manager for Virgin Atlantic Cargo in EWR.
August – December 2002 – TSA
December 2002 – Present – FAA Hazmat Special Agent in the NY Field Office. Mr. Affissio is currently manager of the NY office since June of this year.
Venue: Hilton New York JFK Airport
Venue Phone: 1-718-659-0200