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Air Transport

Air transport is the fastest and safest mode of transport. With our network of partners, we can transport anything from a small parcel to a whole flight to the farthest corners of the world. We transport standard, perishable, or dangerous goods. 

As a freight agent, CF&S Estonia cooperates with all the airlines serving Tallinn Airport and the major airlines operating in European hubs.

Our network of partners covers more than 190 countries. We serve all business sectors, whether it be automotive, energy, construction and manufacturing, retail, healthcare, technology, life sciences or chemicals, to name a few.

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Andre Loiv
air transport manager
Andre  Loiv

Materials

What documents are related with air transport?

When moving goods with airfreight you may come across the following documents: Certificate of Origin, Master airwaybill, House airway bill, Dangerous Goods Declaration Manifest, Export Packing List, Commercial invoice, Export, Transit and Import declaration, ATR certificate etc.

What kind of goods are restricted or prohibited for air transport?

Some of the goods are restricted & prohibited for air transport, however most of them are still possible to transport by following certain procedures. For example, dangerous goods need appropriate packaging, documentation and labeling but by following rules and limitations set out by IATA DGR we can still move the cargo safely. 

Some examples of restricted and prohibited goods: human or animal remains or ashes, aerosols, firearms and ammunition, dry ice, life jackets, lithium batteries, alcoholic beverages, animals, tobacco, furs, fine art, perishables, pharmaceuticals etc.

The list is not exhaustive, for more information please contact our Air Transport Department.

What are the air freight prices and shipping costs?

When it comes to air freight shipping, volume and weight play a decisive role here. Airlines charge by chargeable weight which is either dimensions weight or actual weight, whichever is higher.

In airfreight the chargeable weight equals 1 m3 = 167 kg.

Depending on the shipping incoterms there might be a lot of additional factors contributing to the main air freight rate. In some cases, there might be quite a few components like fuel surcharge, security surcharge, customs brokerage, pick-up and delivery fee, terminal handling, documentation, dangerous goods surcharge, storage, airport transfers, EDI, etc.

When should I prefer air transportation?

Air transportation is the fastest and most reliable mode of transportation. Air freight is also one of the most secure ways to move your cargo. As an example, it is the best way to move perishables from one continent to another.

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