Menzies Aviation Announcement: Known & Unknown Cargo Security Procedures & International Terminal Handling Revision - EACE surcharge

Dear Members

Further to regular updates in our Bulletins and AFIF News, we have now received the following advice, together with important information documents (below) regarding Menzies Terminal Handling Revision, including advice of surcharges for Enhanced Aircargo Examination (EACE).  

Please ensure this advice is circulated to all relevant personnel within your organisation.

Menzies Security January 19

MA Cargo Schedule of Charges - 1 March 19

Thank you and kind regards

Brian Lovell

Attention: Brian Lovell & Stuart McFarlane, AFIF

Dear Brian & Stuart

Please see above documents to advise industry of operational changes and cargo security screening solutions at Menzies Aviation cargo terminals effective 01 March 2019. These changes are being introduced to facilitate the forthcoming air cargo security reform as directed by the Department of Home Affairs (

A review of our cargo terminal handling fees was also necessary in order to advise industry of associated charges for Enhanced Air Cargo Examination (should forwarders elect for the cargo clearance to be conducted at our CTO’s). Please see attached our 2019 Schedule of Charges which will be effective from 01 March 2019.

Changes have been made predominantly to:

  • Enhanced Air Cargo Examination
  • Primary X-ray and Primary EMD (perishable cargo) screening options
  • Secondary screening procedure (if required)
  • Rejection fee
  • Free storage conditions – export cargo only
  • Import and Export Terminal Handling Fee
  • Import and Export Document Fee
Beau Paine
Regional Vice President Cargo – Australia | Menzies Aviation (Australia) Pty Ltd | AU
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