Selected Ground Handling Charges

United Kingdom

Collected as "other charges due carrier" - Non Commissionable - Rates in GBP

For more information on these service charges, please contact your local Air Canada Cargo office.

Export Charges

Charge
£ per kg
£ min.

Charges will be calculated on the chargeable weight applicable to each air waybill (master and house) and are minimum charges which may be increased if additional work or expense is involved.

Standard charge for processing and handling International, EU transhipments, excluding through air waybills:
Loose cargo
9 p.
21.00
Unitized cargo
Rate class 1
50.00
 
Rate classes 2 to 6
50.00
 
Rate classes 7 to 9
35.00
Security screening per consignment
11 p.
13.50
Effective February 1, 2014: Security screening per consignment (regardless of required screening methods)
15p.
25.00
Shipments requiring decompression/RASCO will incur an additional charge. (Cargo that is too large to be x-rayed will only be charged at the decompression/RASCO rate.)

Note: Any cargo that cannot be x-rayed to a satisfactory standard may have to be broken down into smaller pieces to obtain a clear image. The following charges will apply:
  • 200% of our normal applicable security screening fee, plus
  • £20.00 administration fee
12 p.
77.00
Dangerous goods acceptance check (per air waybill)
Up to 10 pieces or 10 UN numbers
39.00
For each additional piece or UN number
1.25
Dry ice shipments
22.00
Dangerous goods in excepted quantities
22.00
Radioactive materials excepted packages
22.00
Re-check charge
35.00

Note: An additional £5.00 per certificate will be charged when a dangerous goods shipment exceeds three dangerous goods certificates.

Preparation and completion of Customs formalities - Completion of Customs Declaration (NES)
Low value, non-stat, transshipments
25.00
Presentation of documentation (NES) upon request
16.50
Where Customs examination is required
30.00
Air waybill preparation
13.50
Charges to amend Air waybill
40.00
Labelling - Including bar code labelling
1.15 per label
7.50
Witness loading
160.00

Import charges

Charge
£ per kg
£ min.
Processing and handling of all terminating shipments, transfers to other bonds/ERTS, and through HAWBs having arrived as part of a consolidation:
Loose cargo
13 p.
30.00
Unitized cargo
9 p.
30.00
Transshipments including inter-airport related removals - limited to other Airline Transit Sheds within the boundaries of LHR.
Free of charge
Free of charge
Special cargo
Animal quarantine/Pet passport
At cost
BIP
At cost
Environmental health charges
At cost
Customs overtime
At cost
Cold storage
At cost
Processing of bank delivery orders
18.00
Destruction of consignments at the request of a shipper, airline or health authority
At cost

General charges

Charge
£ per kg
£ min.
Storage charges
Import of commercial cargo, per 100 kg or part thereof, FREE period of 24 hours commencing at 23:59 on the day Status One is set PER DAY.

Please note: Import consignments cleared and delivered split or as part shipments will have storage charges applied to EACH part with the appropriate minimum applied.
8.00
10.00
Export of commercial cargo: Freight will not be accepted more than 48 hours before booked day of departure, otherwise storage will be incurred. Charge per day per 100 kg or part thereof after, the first 24 hours as detailed above.
8.00
10.00
Special handling and security coverage (excluding valuable surcharge cargo)
160.00
160.00
House Air waybill data submission charge (ACI)
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI):

All house air waybills (HAWBs) data submitted to Air Canada by EDI will be charged per HAWB.
2.50
For any inaccurate information that will need to be amended by Air Canada.
7.50
Documentation (Air waybill/House Air waybill) for Air Canada to enter data into its own CBSA reporting system:

All HAWB data that must be manually input by Air Canada will be charged per HAWB
10.00
Direct data transmission to CBSA by Forwarder:
No charge provided prior agreement has been reached with Air Canada

Important: all charges are subject to change without prior notice.