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Air Canada Cargo APIs empower you to integrate your applications and seamlessly synchronize information in real-time.
Discover the benefits of using APIs and explore our library of current and upcoming APIs.
Below, you’ll find our current APIs available for use. Discover the services and benefits each API can provide for your operations. Additional APIs will be released in the coming months.
Our Routing+Price API is designed to improve operational efficiency by simplifying the air cargo quoting process. With Routing+Price, you can easily access our current rates, routings and available capacity for your intended shipment. Get your API key
Our Booking API is designed to help you save valuable time by simplifying the air cargo booking process. With Booking, you can easily confirm your bookings or change them when needed, empowering you with greater management of your bookings and improving your efficiency. Get your API key
Below, you’ll find our upcoming APIs currently in development. They will be made available for use in the coming months. Learn about the benefits these API can provide for your operations.
With the Schedule API, you can instantly access our most recently updated Air Canada Cargo Flight and Trucking Schedule - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Schedule provides peace of mind in knowing information is always correct, especially while waiting to receive our monthly schedule.Stay updated on availability
With the Track and Trace Push API, you can setup push notifications for customizable shipment milestones as they happen directly to the device of your choice. Track and Trace Push eliminates the need to manually track the status of your shipment. Save time and ensure you’re with your shipment every step of the way.Stay updated on availability
With the AWB Completion API, you can make real-time changes to your Air Canada Cargo Air Waybill (AWB) up until the moment of goods acceptance. AWB Completion is designed to improve operational efficiency through streamlined AWB updates and a simplified workflow, allowing you to keep up with customer demands.Stay updated on availability
To use Air Canada Cargo APIs, you must fill out the application form below. Please choose all APIs of interest. We will contact you to complete the application process, issue your key, and provide connection instructions.
Air Canada Cargo offers several mobile options to give you instant access to real-time information about your shipments at your fingertips! It is now easier than ever to track your cargo, check its status and view flight schedule on the go.
Air Canada makes it easier than ever for mobile users to track their shipments. So, no matter if you want to track your shipment, verify flight schedule, sign up for real-time Cargo Status Notification updates, or take advantage of one of the other options available, the Air Canada Cargo App (available for iOS or Android devices) has you covered.
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We strive to deliver the most accurate and reliable information to you. With our Cargo Notification services, we will be able to keep you updated about the details of your shipment, wherever you may be.
Register for our Cargo Notification service to receive shipment status updates as they occur. Notifications will be sent directly to your text-messaging-enabled phone or your e-mail address.
The following Cargo Notifications can be sent:
To receive notifications, you will need to register for this service using:
We will do everything possible to ensure that we provide the most accurate cargo and schedule information at all times. However, Air Canada Cargo is not liable for non-delivery of messages and cannot guarantee the timeliness or reliability of SMS message receipt.
Air Canada makes it easier than ever for Apple iOS users to track their shipments.
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Air Canada makes it easier than ever for Android users to track their shipments.
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Shipping Solution Finder
Some commodities, by their very nature, require special handling. We offer various shipping solutions for your special cargo to best protect the shipment's integrity and comply with regulatory requirements.
To determine which solution is best for you, pick the category that best describes your shipment from the dropdown below.
Select a suggested solution below to see what you need to book your shipment.
Tender and Retrieval Times
Tender and retrieval times vary by solution and service level. To find your tender and retrieval times, select the origin and destination of your shipment. Then choose the applicable Air Canada Cargo solution, service level and indicate if you are using a shipping container (See Unit Load Device for size considerations).
|Tender Cut-Off Time||Retrieval Cut-Off Time|
|AC General Cargo/Standard||Standard||6 hours||6 hours|
|AC General Cargo/Priority1||Priority1||4 hours||4 hours|
|AC DGR/Standard||Standard||6 - 8 hours||6 hours|
|AC DGR/Priority1||Priority1||4 hours||4 hours|
|AC Fresh/Standard||Standard||6 hours||4 hours|
|AC Fresh/Priority1||Priority1||4 hours||3 hours|
|AC Pharmacair Simple||4 hours||4 hours|
|AC Pharmacair Plus||4 hours||4 hours|
|AC Absolute°||4 hours||3 hours|
|AC Secure||4 hours||4 hours|
|AC Compassion||4 hours||4 hours|
|AC Animals||3 hours||3-4 hours|
|AC Expedair||YUL, YYZ, YYC, YVR:
All other stations:
|YUL, YYZ, YYC, YVR:
All other stations:
* Subject to Dangerous Goods Inspection
** No single piece over 20 kg
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