Minimum Connecting Times

Tender & Retreival Times

Minimum connecting times allow us to adapt to local circumstances such as increased security, all the while ensuring the fast and efficient handling of cargo.

Freight transiting the Americas (online service only)

 
Loose and/or Re-contour
Compatible ULD
 
Standard
Priority1
Standard
Priority1
AC General Cargo
8 hours
5 hours
3 hours
3 hours
AC Cool Chain
AC Absolute°
AC Pharmacair
AC Fresh

-
5 hours
5 hours

-
5 hours
5 hours

-
3 hours
3 hours

3 hours
3 hours
3 hours
AC DGR*
Single UN ID*
Multiple UN ID*

8 hours
8 hours

5 hours
-

-
-

-
-
AC Live + AC Live Pets
-
3 hours
-
-
AC Secure
-
5 hours
-
3 hours
AC Compassion
-
3 hours
-
-
AC Expedair
-
1 hour
-
-

For information on our other shipping solutions, please contact your local Air Canada Cargo office.

* Subject to Dangerous Goods Inspection

Freight transiting the U.K and Europe (online service only)

 
Loose and/or Re-contour
Compatible ULD
 
Standard
Priority1
Standard
Priority1
AC General Cargo

<100 kg
>100 kg


8 hours
8 hours


5 hours
5 hours


3 hours
3 hours


-
3 hours
AC Cool Chain

AC Absolute°

AC Pharmacair
<100 kg
>100 kg

AC Fresh
<100 kg
>100 kg


-


8 hours
8 hours


8 hours
8 hours


-


5 hours
5 hours


5 hours
5 hours


-


3 hours
3 hours


-
3 hours


3 hours


-
3 hours


-
3 hours
AC Secure
-
5 hours
-
3 hours

For information on our other shipping solutions, please contact your local Air Canada Cargo office.