Selected Ground Handling Charges

United States

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.

Fuel Surcharge - Effective April 15, 2013 - Code: MY

Per kilo (actual weight)
$1.05
LD2, LD3, LD 3-45
$510.00
LD8
$1030.00
LDP
$1620.00

Aviation Security Charges - Code: SC

Per kilo (actual weight)
$0.15
Minimum
$10.00

Navcan Fee - Code: NS

Applicable for shipments to Canada
Applicable on weight charge
5%
MINIMUM
$3.00

Customs Export Charges Code: CH

Preparation of U.S. Shippers Export Declaration
$3.00 per entry
Preparation of Carrier's Certificate and Release Order (Form No. C-7529)
$3.00 per entry

Dangerous Goods Charges

Type
Code
Charge
Charge for shipments of restricted dangerous goods per UN or ID number (no maximum)
RA
$70.00
Additional fee for multiple entries of the same UN or ID number
RA
$70.00
Dangerous goods in Excepted Quantities, per air waybill
MU
$25.00
Radioactive materials in Excepted Packages, per air waybill
MU
$25.00
Dry ice shipments (vincluding dangerous goods being cooled by dry ice) , per air waybill
WA
$25.00

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

Type
Code
Charge
Shipment of articles of extraordinary value/valuable cargo (applicable for shipments to Canada).
VL
$40.00 per shipment
Disbursement fees:
Shipments to Canada:
  • 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.
DB
$10.00 minimum charge
International shipments:
  • 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.
DB
$20.00 minimum charge

Additional Insurance - Code: IN

  • No minimum charge.
  • $0.30 per $100.00 of insured amount

Miscellaneous Import Charges

Type
Code
Charge
Shipments removed in bond per Master Air Waybill
CD
$40.00
Presentation of shipments for Customs Clearance per Master Air Waybill or House Air Waybill
CD
$40.00
Partial delivery charge per House Airway Bill
MH
$25.00
Proof of delivery requests (no charge will be assessed when proof of delivery is provided in defense of a written claim)
MO
$25.00
Release and delivery of multi-piece shipments:
When shipper, consignee or agent obtains a Customs release of separately Customs manifested and marked pieces, and takes delivery of a part of a multi-piece shipment, the Carrier shall assess a charge for each part released by Customs.
MH
$25.00 per part
When shipper, consignee or agent obtains a Customs release of pieces not separately Customs manifested and marked, and takes delivery of a part of a multi-piece shipment, the Carrier shall assess a charge for each part released by Customs.
MH
$25.00 per part

Cargo Storage Charges Code: SR

 
Regular
Special Handling *
Minimum charge per shipment
$25.00
$25.00
Rate per Kg
$0.10
$0.10

*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.

Export:
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.

Import:
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).

General Charges

Type
Code
Charge
Air waybill and/or document copy/fax
MO
$35.00 per copy
House Air Waybill data submission charge (ACI)
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI):
All House Air Waybill (HAWB) data submitted to Air Canada by EDI will be charged per HAWB.
CG
$3.50
For any inaccurate information that will need to be amended by Air Canada.
CK
$14.50
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.
CC
$18.00
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.