Selected Ground Handling Charges
Collected as "other charges due carrier" - Non Commissionable - Rates in USD
For more information on these service charges, please contact your local Air Canada Cargo office.
Aviation Security Charges - Code: SC
Navcan Fee - Code: NS
Customs Export Charges Code: CH
Dangerous Goods Charges
Security Screening Fees
Between the US and Canada (code XB-X)
A security screening fee of CAD / USD 0.15 per kilogram, subject to a minimum charge of CAD / USD 15.00, will be assessed per shipment for unsecured cargo, based on actual weight. If the initial screening is inconclusive, the customer will be responsible for the costs associated to break down and repackaging of the shipment.
Miscellaneous Export Charges
- 3% of the advanced amount;
- Advanced charges up to $100.00 will be allowed even though the air freight weight and valuation charge is less.
- 10% of the advanced amount;
- Advanced charges for international shipments up to $100.00 will be allowed even though the air freight and valuation charge is less.
Additional Insurance - Code: IN
- No minimum charge.
- $0.30 per $100.00 of insured amount
Miscellaneous Import Charges
Cargo Storage Charges Code: SR
*For shipments requiring special handling including perishables, live animals, live plants, newspaper, magazines or any type of goods which require special attention outside the general accepted norms of warehousing.
Storage charges will apply when the carrier is requested to withhold a shipment, or a piece thereof, beyond midnight of the day following the day of receipt of the shipment or when the first piece is not accompanied by an air waybill or when all pieces are not received within 24 hours of receipt of the first piece.
For regular cargo, free storage for 48 (forty-eight) hours calculated from 00:01 a.m. on the day following the day of arrival (Check-in). For Fridays arrivals, the first Saturday and national legal holiday shall be excluded in determining when free storage time expires.
For special handling cargo, free storage for 24 (twenty-four) hours calculated from 00:01 a.m. on the day following the day of arrival (Check-in).
All House Air Waybill (HAWB) data submitted to Air Canada by EDI will be charged per HAWB.
All HAWB data that must be manually input by Air Canada will be charged per HAWB.
Important: all charges are subject to change without prior notice.