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AsstrA provides a full range of logistics and transport services supporting international air cargo transportation. Air cargo services are currently one of our most popular offerings. Passenger transportation has been facing a decline in demand recently, while cargo transportation volumes are steadily growing. Cargo transportation by air is in high demand irrespective of market conditions thanks to fast delivery times to any destination, high cargo security levels, and low risks of loss, waste or misappropriation. If fast delivery is crucial for you, international air cargo shipping is your best choice. For example, air freight from China to the UK can take from 2 to 5 days, depending on the Chinese airport of origin.
AsstrA organizes and provides international air freight shipping services in such a way that our clients can enjoy all the benefits of this transport mode. Our specialists analyze customer’s needs and cargo characteristics before developing optimal transportation routes and calculating airfreight costs. AsstrA provides timely delivery of any goods regardless of distance and route specifics. Thanks to productive cooperation with international airlines, our company offers a flexible pricing policy and provides high-quality air cargo transportation.
Practically any type of cargo can be accommodated by modern aircraft. Transportation of some categories of cargo is to be performed with adherence to special safety rules. Disregarding these rules can cause damage to aircraft and accompanying cargoes and endanger the safety of the aircrew. In particular, hazardous substances require special treatment depending on the threat level. Airfreight of dangerous goods is regulated by numerous international and local legal acts which classify cargo depending on its source of danger and regulate its transport terms, including cargo packaging, marking, and fastening. Execution of relevant rules ensures the incident-free air shipment of perishables, oversized and heavyweight goods, and chemical materials. Airfreight transportation of some chemicals and substances is not allowed. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) prohibits some toxic, flammable and corrosive substances on board cargo aircraft. AsstrA closely follows changes in Russian law as well as international legal regulations concerning airfreight. In this way, our specialists provide secure and timely delivery taking into account the specific characteristics of each particular cargo.
TYPES OF AIRCRAFTS
Air cargo transportation in Europe and beyond is performed by special cargo aircraft. Our experienced specialists help select specially adapted aircraft matched to Clients’ needs and cargo characteristics. AsstrA specialists develop both monomodal and multimodal shipping arrangements using air, sea, rail and road transport.
- MANY YEARS’ EXPERIENCE
For over 25 years, we have been organizing air cargo shipping for customers in multiple industries. We have gained a thorough understanding of their sector-specific requirements and can provide top-quality services accordingly.
- COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES
We provide each client with a wide range of services including supervision, weighing, labeling, and ensuring package integrity.
- OPTIMIZED LOGISTICS CHAINS
We offer multiple transport modes including road, maritime, rail, and air throughout Europe, the Baltics, the CIS, the Balkans, Central Asia, China, and the Middle East.
- ADMINISTRATIVE EXCELLENCE
Our skilled professionals complete all necessary shipping documents appropriate for the characteristics of each cargo type.
- CUSTOMS ASSISTANCE
We attend to customs formalities at the airports of departure and arrival.
- GLOBAL COVERAGE
Expand to the Baltics, Europe, the CIS, the Balkans, Central Asia, the Middle East and China via multiple cargo transport modes with AsstrA.
- FINANCIAL SAFEGUARDS
We work with Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Switzerland), Basler Versicherung AG (Switzerland), and Aktiv Assekuranz (Germany) to provides our clients with efficient air cargo transportation forwarding services that meet all international legal requirements. Coverage up to €3M per insured event.
- 24/7 SUPPORT
We work 24/7/365 to give our clients full peace of mind about their cargo. You can always reach us by phone at +7 967 22 00 222 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
- International air cargo shipping intra-EU, including Scandinavia
- Air cargo shipping between the EU and the Balkans, the CIS, and the Russian Far East
- Air freight shipping services between the EU, the Balkans, and the Caucasus
- International air freight shipping the EU, the Balkans, and Central Asia
- Air cargo services between the EU, the CIS, air freight from China
- Air freight forwarding services the EU, the CIS and Southeast Asia
- International air freight services between the EU, the CIS and the United States
- Local pickup from a point indicated by the client and transport to the departure airport;
- Air cargo transportation via both regular and charter flights;
- Sourcing shipping services at both the departure and arrival airports;
- Modern, top-quality cargo storage facilities;
- Processing all documents necessary for cargo transportation, e.g. customs clearance paperwork, transport certifications, etc;
- Regular monitoring and tracking of cargo during all the transportation process;
- Cargo escorts from the airport to the recipient’s door;
- Charter flights;
- International door-to-door logistics.
To date, AsstrA is the only International Freight Forwarders Association Aerospace Logistic Group member operating in the CIS. Building on over 25 years of success, we launched a dedicated Aerospace Division to meet the unique requirements of customers operating in this sector.
Air cargo transport customers often face challenging requirements. The mode’s high prices are justified when working with time-sensitive requirements for unique aircraft components or critical spare parts, for example. These types of cargo now account for more than half of the shipments we complete for customers in this space. We eagerly strive to provide the highest service standards, the most competitive prices, and full peace of mind for each client.
In the case of high-urgency door-to-door deliveries that cannot be delayed at borders for any reason, we offer an On-Board Courier service. There are several limitations to consider:
- Packages should weigh no more than 23 kg.
- Declared values may be up to $5,000.
If your requirements exceed these limits, we are more than willing to find alternative solutions.
Air cargo transportation is a complex process that initially requires careful attention to legal compliance.
Air transport involves a wide range of obligatory legal compliance paperwork. Local civil regulations, federal level aviation rules, and national and international regulations on codes, certifications, and licensing must all be observed.
The Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation, the Warsaw Convention for the unification of certain international air carriage rules, and some ICAO regulations carry international legal force. AsstrA ensures compliance with them all. Our customers can be confident that they will not experience legal complications with their shipments. Likewise, we take responsibility for satisfying all paperwork requirements related to shipping, waybills, and customs declarations.
We look forward to cooperating with you! For more information on our services, please contact us via our website or at our nearest AsstrA office.
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Loads in the volume from 1 pallet and/or heavier than 500 kg are accepted for transportation. For transportation of cargo with weight of less than 500 kg, use the services of LTL shipments or air freight. AsstrA company does not perform shipments of personal belongings.