Selected Ground Handling Charges
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.
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:
Rate class 1
Rate classes 2 to 6
Rate classes 7 to 9
Security screening per consignment
Effective February 1, 2014: Security screening per consignment (regardless of required screening methods)
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
Dangerous goods acceptance check (per air waybill)
Up to 10 pieces or 10 UN numbers
For each additional piece or UN number
Dangerous goods in excepted quantities
Radioactive materials excepted packages
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
Presentation of documentation (NES) upon request
Where Customs examination is required
Air waybill preparation
Charges to amend Air waybill
Labelling - Including bar code labelling
1.15 per label
Processing and handling of all terminating shipments, transfers to other bonds/ERTS, and through HAWBs having arrived as part of a consolidation:
Transshipments including inter-airport related removals - limited to other Airline Transit Sheds within the boundaries of LHR.
Free of charge
Free of charge
Animal quarantine/Pet passport
Environmental health charges
Processing of bank delivery orders
Destruction of consignments at the request of a shipper, airline or health authority
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.
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.
Special handling and security coverage (excluding valuable surcharge cargo)
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.
For any inaccurate information that will need to be amended by Air Canada.
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
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.